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RAMDAT SINGH

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RAMDAT SINGH (d. 1790), grandfather of Nidhan Singh Parijhattha, a gallant soldier in the army of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and son of Dulcha Singh, who died in the service of Raja Ranjit Dco of Jammu, joined the Sukkarchakkia misi under Mahari Singh, and received command of two hundred horse. Ramdat Singh died in 1790 fighting in the battle of Manchar, near Ramnagar, when Mahari Singh suffered defeat at the hands of Chatthas under Ghulam Muhammad Khan. Ramdat Singh`s eldest son. Sahib Singh, also died fighting against the Chatthas a few years later.

References :

1. Griffin, Lepel, The Punjab Chiefs. Lahore, 1890

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