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Bidhi Chand

Bidhi Chand is a revered figure in Sikh history. He was a warrior with exceptional skills. He served Guru Hargobind in the war against the Mughals and their policy of religious persecution against the Sikhs. He was one of the finest marksmen in the Sikh army.

Bidhi Chand was originally a thief by profession. An accidental meeting with Guru Hargobind changed his life. He was advised by the guru to practice robbery for the benefit of the poor. He even adopted the Sikh religion and practiced his skills against the Mughals. He spent the rest of his life in the service of the guru. His boldness and courage earned him an immortal position among the Sikh heroes, who helped in establishing the Sikh religion.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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