The elaborate arrangements have been made for the three-day annual Shaheedi Jor Mela scheduled to be held in December. It is organized to pay homage to martyrdom of the two younger sons of Guru Gobind Singh, who were “bricked” alive here during the regime of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Thousands of devotees from all over the country and abroad will come here to pay their obeisance at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib. Cabinet Minister Charanjit Singh Channi holds a meeting with authorities. The Meeting held for the security at Chamkaur Sahib on Shaheedi Jor Mela. Ropar DC orders to close all liquor vends for three day fair. The three-day religious function would begin 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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