LAL SINGH MORANVALA, promoted a general in the Sikh army during the prime ministership of Jawahar Singh, was a member of the Council of Regency constituted by Maharani Jind Kaur in December 1844. He took part in the operation against Raja Gulab Singh of Jammu launched by the Lahore Darbar troops in February 1845.

During the first Anglo Sikh war, Lal Singh Moranvala saw action in the battle of`Alival (28 January 1846) under the command of Ranjodh Singh Majithia. In 1848, he was appointed chief justice of the Sindh Sagar Doab. During the Hazara revolt of 1848 he showed sympathies with Chatar Singh Atarivala, occupied Wazirabad, joined Raja Sher Singh along with his troops and fought against the British. He took part in the battles of Ramnagar (22 November 1848), Cheliarivala (13 January 1849), and Gujrat (21 February 1849).

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