Shaheedi Jor Mela last day: Last day of Shaheedi jor mela at Fatehgarh sahib will come to an end today. Today is last day of Shaheedi jor mela. Nagar Kirtan is going on at Fatehgarh Sahib. Shaheedi Jor Mela is held in the memory of the two elder Sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh started with thousands of devotees from different parts of the state paid obeisance at gurdwara.The Mela is organised every year to commemorate the martyrdom of Ajit Singh and Jujhar Singh, who sacrificed their lives fighting the Mughal forces. A large number of tractor-trailers, buses, trucks could be seen ferrying people to the town.The three-day religious function began with akhand path of Guru Granth Sahib at gurdwara Jyoti Swarup. Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were imprisoned by Wazir Khan, a Mughal governor of Sirhind (Now it is Fatehgarh Sahib district). After their imprisonment they were forced to change their religion by the governor. But they refused and stuck their faith in Sikhism. They were entombed alive and killed on 26 December 1705 at Sirhind.
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