SADDA SINGH was the son of Hazuri Singh, an Uppal Khatri owing allegiance to the Karorsinghia misi, who lived at Panjgarh in Amritsar district. Sadda Singh, whose father was the first in the family to receive the rites of the Khalsa, took up military service under Raja Amar Singh of Patiala in 1770, receiving as his reward a quarter share in 48 of the villages in the neighborhood of Dhanaura, in Ambala district. He afterwards conquered seven villages on his own account and established his headquarters at Dhanaura. He was succeeded to his estates by his nephew, Sahib Singh.
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