HAPPY MEMORIES: Sardar Gurnam Singh Sahni

by KULVEER SINGH RANGER SIKH LEADER DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO COMMUNITY TIES SARDAR Gurnam Singh Sahni was the only child of Sardar Jeet Singh and Sardarni Krishna Kaur, born in Rawalpindi on August 8, 1927. His early years were spent under the British Raj, an era of political turbulence and rising passion for Indian nationalism. From a young age, Gur­nam Singh followed his father into local politics. At the age of 15, he became the general secre­tary of the Rawalpindi Student Congress, becom­ing president in 1944. The partition of India in 1947 led to a seismic period of turbulence for…