Gurudwara Shri Kotwali Sahib, Morinda

 

GURDWARA SRI KOTWALI SAHIB is situated in Morinda, Distt Ropar. In 1705 When MATA GUJARI JI, SAHIBZAADA ZORAWAR SINGH JI AND SAHIBZAADA FATEH SINGH JI got separated from SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI at Sarsa river. Along with Gangu cook they stayed here at gangus residence for night in saheri village. In night Gangu had stolen the pouch full of gold coin. In morning when Mata Ji asked Gangu about the pouch, Gangu started shouting about theft, but mata ji asked him to keep quite we are not asking for the coins you can keep them. Gangu got angry that he has given them shelter and he is being proven as thief. Later Gangu made them to leave the house and reported to Morinda Kotwal about MATA JI, AND SAHIBZAADA SAHIBS. They were arrested by the Morinda police at GURDWARA SRI RATH SAHIB situated on the main road in the Saheri Village. From saheri they were brought here in Morinda and kept in jail for night. Next day they were taken to Sirhind. This place was official Jail of Morinda.