Bawa Harnam Singh

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Baba Harnam Singh ("Bawa") was born on 10 June 1915 at Khori Dunna Singh in Gujrat district. He was the foster brother of great Sant Baba Prem Singh. He passsed matriculation examination from Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa Lobana High School, Tanda, in 1921. For higher education he joined Khalsa College, Amritsar. After sometimes he migrated to Sikh National College, Lahore. He did his B.A. from the same institution in 1936.

After study he participated in the programme chalked out for the uplift of Lobana community. In order to preach against social evils and bring socio-religious awakening among the Lobanas, he started a weekly, 'Prem Sandesh', in 1942. After 1950, he dominated Lobana community. He was elected M.L.A. a number of times and taken in the Akali Ministry as Minister of State for Agriculture and Forests in 1970. He died in 1981.