KARAM NARAIN (b. 1817), the third son of Diwan Savan Mall, a Khatri of Chopra caste, served the Lahore Darbar in different capacities. His grandfather, Hoshnak Rai, was in the service of Sardar Dal Singh of Akalgarh and his father was governor of Multan. Karam Narain acted as the
MUNAK (29Â°49`N, 75Â°53`E), an old village lying between the River Ghaggar and the PatranJakhal link road, in Sangrur district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine, called Gurdwara Akalgarh Patshahi IX. The name Akalgarh derives from the Akalgarh Fort constructed at Munak by Maharaja Amar Singh of Patiala (1748-82).
NANAK CHAND (d. 1831), the eldest son of Hoshnak Rai and a brother of Diwan Savan Mall, governor of Multan in Sikh times, entered the service of Dal Singh of Akalgarh in 1788. He served that chief until his death in 1804 when the estate of Akalgarh, which was