BAHADUR SINGH. who belonged to Nanku, an obscure village in Jalandhar district of the Punjab, was among the close associates of Bhai Maharaj Singh, leader of the anti British revolt of 1848-49. After the failure of the design to rescue Maharaja Duleep Singh from British hands, Bhai Maharaj Singh planned a general uprising and sent out emissaries to prepare the people for it. It was at the persuasion of Bahadur Singh who had been assigned to Jalandhar Doab that Bhai Maharaj Singh shifted his headquarters to the Doaba. He accompanied Bhai Maharaj Singh during his tour of the area and was arrested along with him on the night of 2829 December 1849.
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