SUKH RAJ (d. 1842) was the youngest of the five sons of Misr Divan Chand, a general in Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s army. Sukh Raj himself joined an infantry regiment and soon rose to be its commandant. He commanded a number of infantry battalions and took part in several of Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s battles. For the gallantry he displayed in the Peshawar campaign against Dost Muhammad Khan, the Maharaja granted him an estate worth 10,000 rupees. In 1836, he was promoted general. He died in 1842.
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