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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAHN SINGH MAJITHIA (d. 1853), son of Amar Singh Majithia, served as a general in the Sikh army in the second AngloSikh war. During Maharaja Ranjil Singh`s reign, Kahn Singh was a minor military officer when he is...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAHN SINGH MAN (d. 1848), son of Hukam Singh, was appointed commandant of Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s bodyguard at a comparatively young age. He took part in several campaigns under the Maharaja, rising to the rank of general in...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAHN SINGH ROSA (d. 1864), son of Sukkha Singh, was appointed Jamadar in the Dragoons corps of the Sikh army in 1822 and was placed under General Allard. The following year he was made a Risaldar in the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. The (Kairaus) Kauravas who had brothers like Durjodhana and uttered "everything is ours"; their canopy was spread over twelve yojanas (over 48 miles) but (in the battlefield) their bodies were eaten by vultures. (Dhanasari Namdev, pp. 692-93) The...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAIRON (31°19`N, 74°52`E), village in Amritsar district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine, Gurdwara Jhar Sahib, sacred to Guru Arjan (1563-1606). Located half a kilometre west of the village, it marks the site where the Guru, during...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAITHAL (29°47`n, 76°23`E), district town of Haryana, is an old historic place. Bhai Desu Singh, a descendant of Bhai Bhagatu, a Siddhu jatt of Barar clan, occupied it in 1767 and made it the capital of the principality...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAL JHIRANI, village 33 km southwest of Bathinda (30"14`N, 74"59`E), claims an historical shrine, Gurdwara PatshahT Dasviri, commemorating the visit of Guru Gobind Singh in 1706. The present building of the Gurdwara was raised in the early 1970`s....
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KALA SINGH, a Mazhabi Sikh, was of pilchblack colour as his name (kdid = dark) indicated. He was converted to Sikhism by Jhanda Singh (d. 1774), a Bharigi chieftain. A bold and desperate man, Kala Singh joined the...

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