Here are the pieces of evidence to prove that Shaheed Udham Singh was born in Kamboj family.
- Please find the excerpt from the book Anita Anand's book 'The Patient Assasin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj' where she has clearly mentioned Shaheed Udham Singh as KAMBOJ orphan.
This is an undisputed fact that Shaheed Udham Singh was born in Kamboj family. Please find below the information granite stone of Shaheed Udham Singh Olympic Stadium at Sunam, the birthplace of Shaheed Udham Singh clearly states that He was born in the Kamboj community.
The remains of Shaheed Udham Singh were brought from London to his native place Sunam by vigorous efforts of All India Kamboj Mahasabha. The All India Kamboj Mahasabha had held several meetings in the states of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh to discuss bringing back the ashes of martyr Udham Singh from London. The special delegation of All India Kamboj Mahasabha met cabinet ministers from both Punjab and the central government. The Karta Ram Jamboj was National Presiden and Nanak Chand Kamboj was the National General Secretary of All India Kamboj Mahasabha. As National General Secretary, Nanak Chand Kamboj communicated through letters with the Punjab State Government and the Central Government to bring the abode of martyr Udham Singh from London to the place of birth. He then held a meeting with cabinet ministers of the Punjab government and met the then CM of Punjab, Giani Zail Singh. The delegation also met India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Nanak Chand Kamboj approached Aas Kaur Kamboj, the distant cousin of Shaheed Udham Singh and made a file of documents from lawyers to get the relics from the British government. Both the Punjab government and the central government agreed to the proposal to bring the remains of the martyr Udham Singh of the All India Kamboj Mahasabha from London. But the central government said they will send a government delegation to London. Sadhu Singh Thind was an MLA in the Punjab government and was a renowned community worker. The All India Kamboj Mahasabha decided to lead the government delegation. A delegation from the government and the All India Kamboj Mahasabha led by Sadhu Singh Thind was sent to London and received the casket of martyr Udham Singh on 18 July 1974. Karta Ram Kamboj, Nanak Chand Kamboj, Seth Panna Lal, Hardayal Singh Kamal, Banwari Lal Kamboj, Dr. Jiya Lal Kamboj, Saroj Kamboj (wife of Nanak Chand Kamboj) and Kishori Lal Kamboj from the All India Kamboj Mahasabha was at Delhi Airport to receive the casket. Then Arrangements were made by the All India Kamboj Mahasabha in a joint meeting with the Cabinet of the Punjab Government to keep the remains at Kapurthala House, New Delhi. Indira Gandhi, Shankar Dayal Sharma and Giani Zail Singh paid tribute to Shaheed Udham Singh at Kapurthala House. A procession was taken from Delhi to Sunam with a casket of martyr Udham Singh's remains so that everyone could see him. Two cars and a bus of the All India Kamboj Mahasabha, Delhi office bearers, marched from Delhi to Sunam. There was a grand reception in huge processions at various places in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Shaheed Udham Singh's ashes were cremated on 31 July 1974 in Sunam.
The below video has an appeal from the relatives of Shaheed Udham Singh clearly stating that Shaheed Udham was born in Kamboj family of Jammu gotra. Giani Jain Singh then Chief Minister of Punjab state and later on President of India had decalred Aas Kaur as cousion and only living relative of Shaeed Udham Singh. The grand-son and great-grandson of Aas Kaur have stated in this video that Shaheed Udham was born in Kamboj family of Jammu gotra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BmahanEzC0
All India Kamboj Mahasabha has installed around 40 statues of Shaheed Udham Singh in the state of Punbaj, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttara Pradesh and Uttarakhand. And these statues has written his name as Shaheed Udham Singh Kamboj and these statues were inaguarated by Chief Ministers of states or Ministers of states.