NARENDRA SINGH SANDHANVALIA
NARENDRA SINGH SANDHANVALIA (b. 1868), third son of Thakur Singh Sandharivalia who was prime minister of Maharaja Duleep Singh`s emigre government in Pondicherry. Born in 1868, he was 18 years old when he accompanied his father to that French territory to the south of Madras. Narendra Singh was betrothed to the daughter of Rao Umrao Singh of Kutesar, near Meerut. In August 1887, Thakur Singh died at Pondicherry, but Narendra Singh and his brothers were not allowed to return to British India until 1890. Narendra Singh, after his return from Pondicherry, lived at Meerut with his father in law, and was later adopted by Karivar Dharam Singh of Dadri.
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