KARA, situated in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh, on the right bank of the River Gariga, was once a flourishing town and a provincial capital under the Muslim Sultanate and under the Mughals though now it is no more than a large village. Sikh chronicles usually refer to it as
MANGAL SINGH, a Risaldar in the erstwhile princely state of Patiala, was born in 1842, the son of jagirdar Hira Singh. He was arrested in 1872 for his alleged involvement in the attack by the Kukas on the butchers of Malerkotia, and was imprisoned at Allahabad.
PARAGA (PRAYAGA) Bathing in Paraga (Prayaga) etc. do not equal the Praises of the Name of the Lord. (Gond Namdev, p. 873) Giving away great meterials in charity in the month of Magh at Paraga (Prayaga) and getting the body sawed at Kashiâ€” without the Name of the Lord