IN URDU PUBLISHED IN THE DAILY AJIT,
LAHORE, DATED MARCH 30, 1946
ROUSING RECEPTION IN MULTAN FOR LT SADHU SINGH AND LT.
UJAGAR SINGH, INDIAN NATIONAL ARMY
Lt. Sardar Sadhu Singh and Lt. Sardar Ujagar Singh, INA, were given a rousing reception at Gurdwara Bhai Dayal ji yesterday evening in Multan.
The sky was rent with loud cries of “SAT SRI AKAL” and they were both profusely garlanded by the members of congregation.In their speeches, the two brave Sikh
officers, still in complete Sikh form and spirit, renewed their loyalty to the founder members of Indian National Army, General Mohan Singh and Netaji Subhash
Chardra Bose, and described the heroic deeds performed by these two leaders and the other members of the INA.
They renewed their own pledge of loyalty in public to make any sacrifices necessary for the freedom of their country.
They declared that they had followed in the footsteps of General Hari Singh Nalwa, Akali Phula Singh and other brave national leaders who had lit the others’
paths by their own glorious deeds.
Lt Ujager Singh is the resident of village Bhangal, police station Abohar, district Ferozepur and Lt Sadhu Singh is the resident of village Barhua, police station Rahon, district Jalandhur.
They were dismissed from the army on February 11, 1946 and released from jail. But
they were re-arrested and charged under Criminal Law when they returned to collect their personal belongings from the jail.
Sardar Nanak Singh, Lawyer, Gen Secy, Akali Jatha, Multan, took up their defence and rendered great help.
At that Diwan (gathering) a resolution was passed demanding prompt release of Gen. Mohan Singh, Capt Shingara Singh Capt Abdul Rashid.
The authorities were urged to keep Capt Shingara Singh in a category higher than "C” in jail. The congregation also demanded the release of Sardar Nirmal
Singh and Sardar Ram Singh
The congregation made an earnest appeal to Col Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon to understand the point of view of the Sikh Panth and the Sikh leaders. The congregation
expressed their regret that he had used unsuitable language for such popular and prominent leaders like Master Tara Singh. The congregation regarded his views
wrong and believed he was injuring the feelings of the Sikhs.