Aurangzeb is responsible for which Sikh prophet’s death?

(A) Guru Gobind Singh
(B) Guru Tegh Bahadur
(C) Guru Ramdas
(D) Guru Angad

Correct Answer : Guru Tegh Bahadur
Question Asked : Chhattisgarh PCS (J) (Pre) 2005, 2004
Explanation : Guru Arjun Dev and Guru Tegh Bahadur were given death sentence by the rulers of their times Jahangir and Aurangzeb respectively. Guru Arjun Dev (1581-1606) : He was the 5th Sikh Guru. After ‘the revolt against Jahangir, his rebellious son Prince Khusrau fled from Agra to Afghanistan where Khusrau met Guru Arjun Dev in Taran Taran city. Guru gave him support and shelter due to which Jahangir got angry with Guru Arjun Dev. Jahangir accused him of conspiracy and gave him death sentence in 1606. Guru Arjun Dev established Taran Taran and Kartarpur towns. His major work was compilation of Guru Granth Sahib. He started to run “Mand” system in which 10th part of the income was donated to Guru by every Sikh. Guru Tegh Bahadur (1664-1675) : Revered as the ninth Nanak, he was the ninth often Gurus of the Sikh religion. According to the records written by his son Guru Gobind Singh, the Guru had resisted persecution, adopted and promised to protect Kashmiri Hindus. The Guru was summoned to Delhi by Aurangzeb on a protest but when he arrived he was offered “to abandon his faith and convert to Islam.” Guru Tegh Bahadur refused, he and his associates were arrested. He was executed on November 11, 1675 before the public in Chandni Chowk, Delhi.
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