GOBINDJAS, RAI (d. 1846) served, like his father Rai Anand Singh, as a vakilor agent of the Sikh kingdom, first at Ludhiana and then at Delhi. His despatches from Ludhiana contain reports concerning various political matters such as the Indus navigation scheme, the Ropar meeting, Alexander Burncs` mission to Kabul, the Tripartite treaty, Lord Auckland`s visit to Firozpur, and the passage of British troops across the Punjab to Kabul. He was one of Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s most wellinformed counsellors on Anglo Sikh affairs. Gobind Jas died in 1846.
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