KEHAR SINGH SANDHANVALIA
KEHAR SINGH SANDHANVALIA (d. 1864), son of Afar Singh Sandharivalia, a collateral of Maharaja Ranjil Singh, was imprisoned, along with his uncle Lahina Singh Sandharivalia, by Maharaja Shcr Singh in January 1842 for conspiring against the Slate. As long as lie remained in Lahore, he endeavoured, at the instigation of Ajit Singh and Afar Singh Sandharivalia, then in British territory, to foment trouble and subvert the authority of Maharaja Slier Singh.
At the time of the murders in Lahore of Maharaja Shcr Singh and his son Partap Singh on 15 September 1843, he was with his father at Thancsar. When in May 1844, Alar Singh, with a small force, crossed the Sutlcj to join Karivar Pashaura Singh, Kchar Singh accompanied his father. He escaped unharmed in the contest that occurred. He continued to live at Thancsar in British territory where he died in 1864.
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2. Chopra, Barkal Rai, Kingdom of the Punjab. Hoshiarpur, 1969