Shahid Ganj Sahib Morinda
separated from Guru Gobind Singh Ji, his two elder sons and 40
sikhs, Mata Gujari and her younger grandsons Zorawar Singh &
Fateh Singh were brought by Gangu, their servent to village Saheri.
It was here that the cook Gangu Betrayed Mata Gujari Ji and her
Grandsons because he became greedy after seeing jwellery possed
by them he handed them to headmen of Morinda, Jani Khan and Mani
Khan. Gurdwara Shahid Ganj on the south-western fringes of Morinda
marks the place where the three holy captives were kept for the
night of December 7-8. It was here that the formalities of Paperwork
needed for sending them to Sirhind, were completed. It is believed
that while they were leaving Morinda for Sirhind under the custody
of Mughals, on foot, a gentleman from Nasalpur could not bear
this. He immediately brought a Rath from his house for Mataji
and her two Sahibzadas. Then they were taken to Sirhind on that
Sahib is situated in the city of Morinda on Morinda-Chandigarh
Road. It is 30 kms. from Chandigarh and 63 kms. from Ludhiana.
Kotwali Sahib Morinda
On 7 December
1705, Guru Gobind Singh Ji alongwith his two elders sons and his
disciples were caught in a unequal battle at Chamkaur. Guruji
mother and his two younger sons led by Gangu Ram their domestic
servent got separated from Guruji. They were arrested at his village
Sahen after they were betrayed by their servant. They were taken
to Bassi where they were kept for one day under custody later
Mata Gujari and Sahibzadas Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh were
brought to Morinda by Jani Khan and Mani Khan, the Rangher headmen.
This Gurdwara sahib marks this very event. They were despatched
the next day to Sirhind where they were entombed alive in a wall
and then executed on 12 December 1705. It 1763, the Dal Khalsa
before advancing on Sirhind, attacked and destroyed Morinda. Jani
Khan and Mani Khan were killed.
Kotwali Sahib is situated in the city of Morinda on Morinda-Chandigarh
Road. It is 1 km. from the Morinda Bus Stand.