June 18, 2011

Baba Nihal Singh Talhan - Jalandhar 60 th Shaheedi Jor Mela -

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June 13, 2018

2018 -Baba Nihal Singh Talhan ( Jalandhar ) Jor Mela 15 to 17 June

For Complete Programme List and Announcement , please click ( Jalandhar Kesari dt.13/6/2018- ( page 5 bottom - Right side )


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June 13, 2017

2017 -Baba Nihal Singh Talhan ( Jalandhar ) Jor Mela 16 to 18 June

For Complete Programme List and Announcement , please click ( Jalandhar Kesari dt.13/6/217 - ( bottom - Right side )


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66 th Shaheedi Jor Mela 16/06/2017 to 18/06/2017

Phone 0181-2770001

Mandeep Gogi-  098786-21200







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Legend of Shahid Baba Nihal Singh of Talhan ( Jalandhar )

The legendary great martyr Baba Niahal Singh was an artisan- engineer ( Mistry ) residing in villageDakoha near Talhan ( Jalandhar ). He belonged to the Ramagarhia community of Sikhs. This community is renowned the world over for their mechanical skills. Baba Nihal Singh was , thus , no fakir or Sant during his life time , in the traditional meaning of a Baba.

Baba Nihal Singh served the people by making pulleys for drinking water wells. His special skills lay in installing his pulleys at the base of the well. People believed that the great Baba was blessed with divinity so that the water wells in which he installed the pulleys never became dry and its water was always sweet.

Once, while installing such pulley Baba Nihal Singh met with a fatal accident. For the common man the Baba became a martyr while he was serving the people .

cremation. This " The grateful people constructed a " Samadhi ' in village Talhan and the place ofBaba'sSamadh' was looked after by his faithful associate , Harnam Singh. After Harnam Singh'sdeath , the followers cremated him next to theBaba's Samadhi.

Gradually, the two Samadhis blossomed into a grand Gurudwara. The devotees started holding an annual Mela to mark the death anniversary ( "Barsi" ) of the Baba. This Mela is quite a grand event inJalandhar.There are sports events like Kabbadi , volleyball and tug-of-war. Gatka displays are held.

The Gurudwara runs a fully modernised charitable hospital. It has recently acquired a Doppler Scan Machine for colour scans.



Talhan Gurudwara- Devotees Seeking Visas Offer Toy Planes

Shahid Baba Nihal Singh Gurudwara at Talhan ( Jalandhar ) is celebrating its annual Mela from 18-06-15 to 21-06-15 . The devotees , many from Doaba region ( area between rivers Sutlej and Beas rivers ) , have found a way of making an offering which is unique in the world.

Many Doaba Punjabis are very keen to go abroad in search of better livelihoods. But getting Visas to fly out is an elaborate process with anuncertain result. So devotees pray at the Gurudwara by purchasing a toy aeroplane model which is sold at toy stalls outside the Gurudwara. Along with these toy planes stickers of the airline of various destination countries are , also , sold. Intending immigrants acquire a toy plane with correct destination national airline sticker ( like British Airways for British Visa or Lufthansa for Germany etc. ). These planes are placed in the Gurudwara. Belief has it Visa comes in quickly and surely


June 17, 2016

Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Talhan Mela 2016 From 17 th to 19 th June 2016

For Complete Programme List and Announcement , please click 


60 th Shaheedi Jor Mela - Baba Nihal Singh Talhan ( Jalandhar ) Concludes 19-06-11

Today ( 17-06-11) Mela begins with with  Akhand Path ( Bhog on 19-06-11 -10 at 9 AM ) 60th Shaheedi Jor Mela  at Gurudwara  Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh , Village Talhan ( Jalandhar ) 

Renowned Dhadhis / Ragis would render Gurbani

There would be sports competitions including Kabbaddi , Tug o war , volley ball , wrestling etc.

Incharge Sports Jagjit Singh Saroa DSP ( M) 98157-21200

The entire Mela is under the supervision of Manider Singh Sidhu , Naib Tehsildar Jalandhar -1 - Cum - Receiver ,Gurudwara Sahib , Village Talhan ( Jalandhar ) Tel : 0181-2770001


62 nd Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Ji , Talhan Mela on 15 th and 16 th June 2013

Arambh  Sri Akhand Path Sahib - 14 June 2012 10 AM

15 th June  2013 - Highlights

From 1 PM to Evening

Kabbadi- Village Level

Tug o War

Volley Ball  (Open )

16   th June 2013 - Highlights 

Show Match - Girls between Punjab Police Jalandhar and Mai Bhago Sports Academy , Talhan , Jalandhar 

Wrestling Matches (  Kushtian )

Star Participants 

Parminder Dumchheri

Balwinder Hariana

Anup Hariana

Lal Amritsar

Mandeep Nakodar

Sukhraj Sheron

Rakesh Hariana

Mandeep Faridkot

Hardeep Nawanshahr

Parminder Abohar

Angrez Gurdaspur

Shah Mohammad Hoshiarpur

Pardeep Zirakpur

Rohit Laddu Madhya Pradesh

Body Building Show Match


There would be Guru Ka Atoot Langar



Parveen Chhibbar 

Naib Tehsildar Jalandhar - Cum - Receiver

Guru Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Ji

Village Talhan - Jalandhar

Tel - 2770 001



64 th ( 2015 ) Talhan Mela , Jalandhar From 18 th to 21 st June 2015

Gurudwara Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Ji

Village Talhan



Full of Religious / Sports Activities


 Children  Dastaar Competition on 19/06/15 from 10 AM to 12 Noon

Gurbani Recital Competition on 19/06/2015  from 12 Noon to 3 PM


Participating Wrestlers / Pehalwan Include :-

Parminder Dhumchheri

Saaba Kurali

 Hardeep Nawashahr

Gurpal Jalandhar

Kamaljit Dhumchheri

Suraj Amritsar

Billa Amritsar

Billa Waryana

Kamaljit Reru

Laali Kurali


Arjun Amritsar


Email : gurudwaratalhansahib@gmail.com

Tel : 91-181-2770001   

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