Bhai Sher Singh
Bhai Sher Singh was born on September 4, 1893 at Rawalpindi. In 1899 his father died. At the age of seven, in 1900, he joined the Mission High School in Rawalpindi. He got first position throughout his educational career. He completed his M.Sc. in 1916 with first position in the Punjab.
Bhai Sher Singh started his career as a lecturer in Khalsa College at Amritsar. He joined Kashmir Forest Department in 1920. Later, he was promoted as Deputy Conservator. During the later part of his career he went to Sri Lanka on deputation.
Contributions to Sikhism
Bhai Sher Singh was a scholar of Sikh studies. He presented a research paper on the Sikh religion at the World Religions Conference, Chicago in 1921. He wrote some books on Sikh philosophy, viz. Atam Darshan, Waheguru Darshan, Dasmesh Darshan, etc. He translated Japji Sahib and Sukhmani Sahib in English verse. He wrote several articles in English. Most of these articles remain unpublished. Bhai Sher Singh constructed Gurdwaras at Ramban, Udhampur, Doda and Banihal. He spent last days of his mortal life at Baramula.
- Article by Dr. Jasbir Singh Sarna, Noted historian, Baramulla, Kashmir