DAYAKAUR, RANIDAYAKAUR, RANI (d. 1843), widow of Sahib Singh Bhangi of Gujrat, was married, in 1811, to Maharaja Ranjit Singh by the rite of chadar andazi, a rite having sanction under customary law to facilitate marriage with a widow who is accepted into nuptials by unfurling a chadar or sheet of cloth over her head. Princes Kashmira Singh and Pashaura Singh were born to her. Rani Daya Kaur died in 1843.
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