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RUP LAL (d. 1865), the eldest son of Misr Divan Chand, served in the Lahore treasury until he was appointed in 1832 by Maharaja Ranjit Singh to replace Shaikh Muhi udDin as governor of the Jalandhar Doab. Maharaja Sher Singh made him governor of Kalanaur and the Lahore territory south of the Sutlej. After the assassination of Sher Singh, he was imprisoned by Raja Hira Singh upon whose death Wazir Jawahar Singh appointed him governor of Jasrota.

Later he served as governor of Jehlum and Rohtas. In 1848, Misr Rup Lal joined hands with Chatar Singh Atarivala to Fight against the British. After the annexation of the Punjab by the British, he was dismissed from service and his property was confiscated. He died in September 1865 at the ripe age of over eighty.

References :

1. Suri, Sohan Lal, `Umdat ut-Twarikh. Lahore, 1885-89
2. Griffin, Lepel and C.F. Massy, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab. Lahore, 1940
3. Chopra, B.R. Kingdom of the Punjab. Hoshiarpur, 1968
4. Harbans Singh, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Amritsar, 1952

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