GANGA RAM was one of the five sons of Bhai Sadhu and Bibi Viro, the daughter of Guru Hargobind, who formed part of Guru Gobind Singh`s retinue at Paonta, in present day Himachal Pradesh, when he was attacked by a combined force of some of the hill chiefs headed by Raja Fateh Shah of Garhval. Ganga Ram, along with his brothers, fought in the battle that took place at Bhangani, not far from Paonta, on 18 September 1688. He survived the action in which two of the brothers, Sangram Shah and Jit Mall, were killed.
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