KARAM SINGHKARAM SINGH (d. 1784), a leading figure in the Shahid clan of Sandhu Jatts of the village of Marahka in Sheikhupura district, now in Pakistan. According to Sir Lcpel Griffin, he was a grandson of Baba Dip Singh, the martyr. In January 1764, at the conquest of the Sirhind province by the Sikhs, he seized a number of villages in the parganahs of Kcsari and Shah/adpur in Ambala district yielding about a lakh of rupees annually. Karam Singh made Shahzadpur his headquarters, but he lived for most of the time at Talvandi Sabo (Damdama Sahib), in Bathinda district. In 1773, Karam Singh overran a large tract of land belonging to Zabita Khan Ruhila in the upper Gangetic Doab. He captured a number of villages in Saharanpur district. Karam Singh died in 1784.
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