``We Must be Proud of Our Rich and Brave Traditions: Satyajit Majithia
Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) President Satyajit Singh Majithia today released a new book on Anglo Sikh War, `Jang Hind-Punjab Da' during an impressive function at Khalsa College.
The book is written by Ludhiana based former Milkfed GM Harbhajjan Singh Cheema who has given a historic and rational account of Punjab's history and wars following Maharaja Ranjit Singh's demise in 1839 and annexation of Punjab by Britishers in 1849.
presidential remark praised the work of Cheema and said the book is testimony to the rich and brave traditions of the Sikh soldiers who fought valiantly giving a formidable challenge to the Britishers . He
said book details about the happening that changed the course of the history and finally Punjab fell to the hands of the British.
The book also highlights the vacuum that had set in following Maharaja Ranjit Singh's death and how Britishers were eyeing Punjab for long to set their foot on land of five rivers.
KCGC honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina said the book is dedicated to the hundreds of brave soldiers relates to crucial time ahead of Punjab's annexation.
Former Head of Department of Punjabi Studies
, GNDU, Dr,Dharam Singh stated that contemporary sources had been made base for the book and it would encourage further research and studies on the subject.
Cheema said it was his
humble attempt to write from the perspective of courageous soldiers.
, Chhina and Principal Khalsa College
Dr.Daljit Singh honoured Cheema for his work.