JIVAN SINGH CHHACHHIJIVAN SINGH CHHACHHI (d. 1852), son of Uttam Singh, a Kohli Khatri, was a military commander in Sikh times. His father and grandfather had also served under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Jivan Singh`s contingent, consisting of sixty-five horse, five zamburds or camelswivels, and a kettledrum, was known all along the northwestern frontier for its swift movement. He served at Bannu, Tonk, Mittha Tiwana, Peshawar and Jamrud. For about eight years, he was stationed at Dera Isma`il Khan where he had to face the hostility of the border tribes. He took part in the two AngloSikh wars. He died on 22 September 1852.
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