He with his family again had to shift to Assam to look after their agricultural farm in Lanka, District NowGong, Assam as his father was very sick. He was living in ‘Punjabi Basti’, where number of freedom fighters used to come and stay in an undisclosed dwelling. That became a secret place for them to hide themselves.
Trilok Singh while helping his father in agricultural farm, he also established his Art and Photography studio in NowGong.
Trilok Singh’s creative mind was always searching for something new in spite of his remaining so busy in agricultural works. He started thinking of creating and inventing some new agricultural implement known as 'Parlu' for the purpose of cutting and thrashing the crop of rice with two buffalos instead of many. He discovered a machine, which was designed to be attached to a wheel and that made the whole process very easy. As a result, he designed another machine for sowing, which worked with two wheels with two buffaloes. It proved to be the best for this purpose as it could perform rice plantation at equal distance. This was popularly known as “XkB o'gk ebk”
i.e. ‘Dhan Roopa Kalan.’
Trilok Singh had seen people weaving the cloth with hand weaver’s loom in Assam. He saw one Namdhari Sikh weaving loom with his hands for his turban. So Trilok Singh changed his mind and started planning to make a new design for the spinning wheel, which could be fixed with any rotating part of a bicycle, motorcycle etc. That way, one could simultaneously spin while attending to other work. The first spinning wheel was prepared for his house and that proved a success. The idea came to his mind to promote this plan but conditions were not in favour, he gave up a practical shape.
He loved his 1914- model bicycle bought from Assam, having special features like horn, shock absorbers with handle and seat and stand attached with handle for camera fitting. He used this bicycle till his death.
In 1938, at the time of All India Congress Session, he made two paintings, one was of Subash chander Bose and other was of Mahatama Gandhi. Both the paintings were sent to Haripura Congress session in Assam.
One more very inspiring painting of “Mother India Appealing to Guru Nanak Dev” for independence was prepared. It was based on the poetry of ‘Sharaf.’ “nZi w?A fvm/ jtkJh ijkI T[vd/….”
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