MIT SINGH PADHANIA
MIT SINGH PADHANIA (d. 1814), soldier, commander and jdgirddr under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He was the son of Sukkha Singh Padhama, and entered the service of the Sukkarchakkia mislunder Mahari Singh, who assigned to him a^agirworth Rs 12,000 annually. In 1804, in Ranjit Singh`s reign, he had command of 500 horse. He took part in Ranjit Singh`s occupation of Lahore (1799) and distinguished himself in the Kasur (1807) and Kashmir (1814) expeditions. He was killed in action during the retreat of the Sikh forces from Kashmir in 1814. Ranjit Singh assigned to his son,Javala Singh, additional estates worth Rs 1,25,000 in HaripurGuler, in Karigra district.
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