RAM SINGH BEDI, BABA (d. 1797), a Nihang warrior, was the son of Bhai Faqir Chand, of the village of Kotia Faqir Chand, in Sialkot district, now in Pakistan. The family claimed direct descent from Guru Nanak. Ram Singh took khande di pahul or vows by the double edged sword,
FATEHNAMAH, by Bhai Dyal Singh, is a versified account of the victory (fateh, in Persian) of the Sikhs in the battle fought on Sunday, 22 Baisakh 1854 Bk/30 April 1797, against Shah Zaman`s forces led by one of his generals Ahmad Khan, also called Shahanchi Khan, in which the latter
GUJJAR SINGH BHANGI (d. 1788), one of the triumvirate who ruled over Lahore for thirty years before its occupation by Ranjil Singh, was son of a cultivator of very modest means, Nattha Singh. Strong and well built, Gujyar Singh received the vows of the Khalsa at the hands of
GUJRAT (32Â°34`N, 7405`E). a district town in Pakistan, is sacred to Guru Hargobind, who stayed here for some time on his way back from Kashmir in 1620. Here he was met by the famous Muslim divine Shah Daula, well known to a local Sikh, Bhai Garhia, who also served
SHAH DAULA (158 IP1676), a renowned Muslim divine of his time, was the son of `Abd urRahim Khan Lodhi, a descendant of Sultan Ibrahim Lodhi and Niamat Khatun, a scion of the chiefs of Gakkhar tribe of western Punjab, though the Gu^jars of Gujrat, now in Pakistan, claim him
SOBHA SINGH, a native of Doaba region, joined Bhai Maharaj Singh, a leading figure in the 1848-49 revolt, in his march to Multan in aid of Diwan Mul Raj in June 1848, and remained with him throughout till he reached Dev Batala, in the Jammu territory, after the battles
DHARA SINGH (d. 1860) succeeded his father, Mehar Singh, to the family estate situated in the Nakka tract of land upon the latter`s death in 1843. Dhara Singh joined Raja Sher Singh with his horsemen at Multan in 1848. He fought against the British in the battles of Ramnagar
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