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Famous Women

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

MAHA DEVI, MATA (d. 1645), also called Mata Marvahi after her ancestral caste-name, was the daughter of Bhai Dvara (also known as Daya Ram) and Mata Bhagan of the village of Mandiala on the right bank of the Ravi, 20 km southwest of Lahore. She was married to Guru Hargobind…
LACHHMI, RANI, daughter of Desa Singh Vadpagga, a Sandhu Sikh of the village of Jogki Khan, in Gujranwala district, now in Pakistan, was married to Maharaja Ranjit Singh, in 1820. She survived the Maharaja and received from the British a pension of Rs 11,200 per annum.
KISHAN KAUR, MAI (1860-1952), known for her fearless role in the Jaito agitation, was the daughter of Suba Singh and Mat Sobhari of the village of Lohgarh in Ludhiana district of the Punjab. The family, goldsmith by profession, later migrated to Daudhar in Moga tahsil of present day Faridkot district.…
KISHAN KAUR, daughter of Chaudhari Raja Singh belonging to the village of Samra, in Amritsar district of the Punjab, was married to Prince Kharak Singh, eldest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, in 1818. She survived her husband and was granted by the British an annual pension of Rs 2,324.
KISHAN KAUR or Kanval Kaur, the widow of Raja Dharam Singh, was the mother in law of Thakur Singh Sandhanvalia, prime minister in Maharaja Duleep Singh`s emigre government at Pondicherry. Her son Nahar Singh, alias Nihal Singh, Raja of Ballabgarh since 1829, was implicated in the 1857 uprising and hanged…
KHIVI, MATA (d. 1582), wife of Guru Arigad, was the daughter of Bhai Devi Chand, a well to do Marvaha Khatri of village Sarigar, 4 km north of Khadur Sahib in present day Amritsar district of the Punjab. She was, on 15 November 1519, married to Bhai Lahina (later Guru…
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