KAHN SINGH BHIKKHIVINDIA
KAHN SINGH BHIKKHIVINDIA, from his native village Bhikkhivind, in present day Amritsar district of the Punjab. He was with Bhai Maharaj Singh during the second AngloSikh war. After the war he, like Bhai Maharaj Singh, escaped to theJammu hills. He played an important role in establishing con tact with Ram Das, a Dogra official of Jammu, with whose help it was planned to capture the Fort of Ramnagar belonging to the widow of Raja Suchet Singh.
But the plan leaked out and Ram Das was arrested by state authorities. Bhai Maharaj Singh and his Sikhs were also expelled from the state. On reentering the Punjab, Kahn Singh was deputed to Amritsar to make preparation for another uprising. The government declared Kahn Singh a proclaimed offender with a reward of Rs 300 on his head.
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