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The Sikh Women always have been, and always will be, the backbone of the Khalsa Panth. Their selflessness lies second to none in the world. In fact, this quality of theirs has earned them the Godly qualities in their lifetime (due to the extremely important responsibilities placed on them) that their male counterparts may not be able to earn

RAJ BANSO (d. 1835). daughter of Raja Sarisar Chand of Kangra and sister of Ram Mahitab Devi, was married to Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1829. Said to be the most beautiful of the Maharaja`s wives, she was a patron of hill music. Raj Bariso committed suicide in 1835 over a…
PREM KAUR, RANI, daughter of Hari Singh, a Varaich Jatt of the village of Ladhevala, in Gujranwala district of the Punjab, was married in 1822 to Prince Sher Singh, son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. In 1831, she gave birth to Partap Singh^who was brutally murdered by Lahina Singh Sandharivalia, near…
PHUL (1627-1689), ancestor of the Phulkiari dynasty, was born in 1629, the second son of Bhai Rup Chand and Mat Ambi. His father was killed fighting against the Bhatlis, Rajput converts to Islam, who were their old enemies and who had control over the Malva region. On the death of…
PARTAP KAUR, RANI (d. 1857), daughter of Jagat Singh of Kot Kapura, now in Faridkot district of the Punjab, was married to Karivar Sher Singh, son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, in 1825. She died on 23 August 1857, leaving an adopted son, Thakar Singh, aged 14 years. Thakar Singh was…
PARDHAN KAUR (1718-1792), Patiala princess, better known as Bibi Pardhan, was the daughter of Baba Ala Singh, founder of the family. She was born in 1718 at Bhadaur, in present day Sarigrur district of the Punjab. She was married to Mohar Singh Randhava, of the village of Ramdas in Amritsar…
PANJAB KAUR (d. 1741) was the wife of Baba Ram Rai, who after being disowned by his father. Guru Har Rai, for his heresy had settled in Dehra Dun. Ram Rai died on 4 September 1687. Panjab Kaur believed that her husband had not died a natural death and that…
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