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Nishan Sahib is found in every gurdwara | India News

Was a Khalistani flag raised at the Red Fort? No, it was a Sikh flag that is found in every gurdwara and people almost invariably carry it during religious processions. In gurdwaras, it is hoisted to a height with a ‘khanda’ (a double-edged sword). The flag flies on top of it and is called Nishan Sahib.
The type of flag that was placed on top of the pole in the Red Fort is usually carried on top of vehicles when people go to religious processions or even political-religious gatherings or during any movement.
Sikh flag on the Indian army
Nishan Sahib, also known as the ‘Sikh flag’, is present in every gurdwara of the Sikh Regiment. When the contingents of the regiment move their gurdwara, they also carry the Sikh flag along the ‘bir’ of Guru Granth Sahib and the officers and jawans treat it with great respect. Nishan Sahib is found in every gurdwara in any army cantonment.
The war cry of the Sikh regiment and Sikh light infantry is the Sikh war cry, ‘Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal’. The motto of the Sikh Regiment is’ Nischay Kar Apni Jeet Karoon (With determination, I will triumph), which was taken from a hymn by Guru Gobind Singh. The motto of the Sikh Light Infantry regiment is ‘Deg Teg Fateh (prosperity in peace, victory in war)’. The protesters also raised the slogans of ‘Bole So Nihal Sat Sri Akal’ during the tractor march and also at the Red Fort.
Was the Tricolor eliminated in the Red Fort?
No, the videos of the incident make it very clear that the ‘Sikh flag’ was mounted on an empty pole and no one touched the Tricolor. Some protesters even carried tricolor along with Sikh flags and flags of the farmers’ unions.

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