Bhai Baljinder Singh was born in the village of Pandori Bibi, District
Hoshiarpur. Bhai Baljinder Singh was the only brother of two sisters.
Bhai Sahib completed his metric education at Bassi Daulat Khan. Bhai
Sahib grew up in a Sikhi environment, his father had passed away during
his childhood and his mother brought him up with lots of love.
Bhai Baljinder Singh regularly visited Gurdwara Harkowal, where he would
go to listen to kirtan and katha. The beadbi of Sri Akal Tahkt, really
angered and frustrated Bhai Sahib, he began taking part in panthic
activities. The Police started to watch and follow Bhai Sahib. Bhai
Sahib was taken away by the police from his home and was brutally
tortured. This however did not deter Bhai Sahib and once he was released
he continued in Panthic sewa. Bhai Sahib's companions Bhai Jasveer Singh
Lali and Bhai Balwinder Singh Binda were encountered by C.R.P.F Commando
Bhagat Singh. After this, Bhai Sahib and other Sikh youth from his
village were arrested. Bhai Sahib was tortured then jailed in a false
police case. In prison Bhai Sahib met other Jhujaroo Singh's.
After being released from jail Bhai Sahib returned to his village and
began farming, but the police harassment continued. Eventually Bhai
Sahib left his home, land and family and joined the movement for
independence, he joined forces with Bhai Kulwinder Singh Dhamundha, Bhai
Swaran Singh Bisrampur and from his village Bhai Jasveer Singh Bibi, the
Singh's began carrying out mission's.
On the 11th of January 1993, the police received a tip-off of the
whereabouts of the Singh's. The police surrounded the Singh's in the
village of Sutowali and the encounter began. After a long hard fought
battle Bhai Kulwinder Singh Pinky and Bhai Jasveer Singh Bibi attained
shaheedi, Bhai Baljinder Singh had been shot in the thigh and was
injured. Whenever the police entered the house where Bhai Sahib was
located they never able to leave, the police had to rip out the roof of
the kitchen for Thanedar Balkar Singh to get out of the house. Bhai
Sahib managed to escape.
On the 1st of March 1993, Bhai Sahib and his companions reached Sri
Anandpur Sahib at Holla Mohalla, Bhai Sahib had been followed by the
police CATS. As Bhai Sahib was returning from Holla Mohalla the police
surrounded him at the village of Hareempur near Kartarpur and an
encounter began. Bhai Sahib attained shaheedi on the 11th of March 1993.