DIAL, RAJADIAL, RAJA (d. 1691), of Bijharval who allied himself with Alif Khan, the Mughal commander, despatched by Miari Khan, the viceroy of Jammu, to exact tribute from the hill chieftains. The hill princes sought Guru Gobind Singh`s help and a battle took place on 20 March 1691 at Nadaun on the left bank of the River Beas, 32 km southeast of Kangra. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, Raja Dial fell to a shot from Guru Gobind Singh.
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