GURBAKHSH SINGH, one of the Chhibbar Brahman family of Kariala in Jehlum district, now in Pakistan, which had been managing the household affairs of the Gurus since the time of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644), was the son of Dharam Chand, treasurer to Guru Gobind Singh. Subsequent to the evacuation of Anandpur in 1705, Gurbakhsh Singh remained in the service of Mata Sundari and Mata Sahib Dcvari at Delhi. After the jagir or estate of Guru Chakk, i.e. Amritsar, was restored to Mata Sundari by Emperor Bahadur Shah in 1711, she sent him to Amritsar along with Kirpal Singh Subhikkhi as daroghah or manager. According to his son, Kesar Singh Chhibbar, the author of Dansavalmama, Gurbakhsh Singh`s duties included the supervision of gaukhana (cattleshed), karkhana (work centre), khazana (treasury) and the running of Guru ka Langar or community kitchen.
1. Chhibbar, Kesar Singh, Bansavalmama Dnsaii Patshahtan Ka. Chandigarh, 1972