The First Holocaust (Events)


The First Holocaust (June 1746)

Yahya Khan and Lakhpat Rai had taken a pladge to wipe out the Sikhs. They chased the hiding columns of teh Sikh army in the wood of Kahnuwan and besiged them. Nearly ten thousand Sikhs were liquidated in teh followinb clashes. Retreating regiments of the Sikhs braved anhd onslaught under the command of Nawab Kapur Singh. Even though they were hungry, they did not lose their determination and fought on in the scoarching heat. The Sikhs call this carnage a Chhota Ghallughara.