ADINA BEG KHAN (d. 1758), governor of the Punjab for a few months in AD 1758, was, according to Ahwal-i-Dina Beg Khan, an unpublished Persian manuscript, the son of Channu, of the Arain agriculturalist caste, mostly settled in Doaba region of the Punjab. He was born at the village of
SADHU SINGH HAMDARD (1918-1984), double barrelled journalist, excelling in both Urdu and Punjabi and an innovative poet, who carried in his name the pseudonym "Hamdard", "sharing with all the pangs of their hearts," "friendly towards all," was born in 1918 in a peasant family of moderate means living at
AHWAL-I-DINA BEG KHAN , Persian manuscript of unknown authorship, gives biographical details about Adina Beg Khan, faujdar of Jalandhar. The manuscript forms part of the collection of Persian Manuscripts, Sir H.Elliot\'s Papers, Additional MS. 30780 (ff. 2152-92), Extracts relating to India, vol. VIII. 1 , preserved in British Library, London.
THAKAR SINGH, BHAI (1890-1921), one of the Nankana Sahib martyrs, was the son of Bhai Indar Singh and Mai Atar Kaur of the village of Manak Ghumman, in Jalandhar district. In the hope of a better living he migrated to Chakk No. 91 Dhannuana, district Lyallpur, in the Lower
BAHADUR SINGH. who belonged to Nanku, an obscure village in Jalandhar district of the Punjab, was among the close associates of Bhai Maharaj Singh, leader of the anti British revolt of 1848-49. After the failure of the design to rescue Maharaja Duleep Singh from British hands, Bhai Maharaj Singh
UDHAM SINGH (1882-1926), revolutionary and Ghadr leader, was born on 15 March 1882 at the village of Kasel in Amritsar district. His father`s name was Meva Singh and mother`s Hukam Kaur. He passed his early years in his village grazing cattle and working on the family`s small farm. He
BANTA SINGH DHAMIAN (1900-1923), Babar revolutionary, was born in 1900 at the village of Dhamian Kalan, in Jalandhar district. He went to the village primary school, and joined the army serving in the 55th Sikh Battalion for about three years. While in the army he came in contact with
VADBHAG SINGH, SODHl (1716-61), a lineal descendant of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644) through the latter`s son, Baba Gurditta, and grandson, Dhir Mall, was born the son of Sodhi Ram Singh on 13 August 1716 at Kartarpur, in present day Jalandhar district of the Punjab. Vadbhag Singh became chief of Kartarpur
BUDDH SINGH (d. 1816), son of Khushhal Singh, nephew of the leader of the Dal Khalsa, Nawab Kapur Singh, succeeded his father as head of the Singhpuria misl. He inherited territories in the Bart Doab, the Jalandhar Doab and in the province of Sirhind. He built a fort at
DALIP SINGH, Babar revolutionary, belonged to the village of Gosal, in Jalandhar district. His father`s name was Ishar Singh. Dalip Singh passed his matriculation examination and became a teacher in a primary school in Jalandhar. During his spare time, he toured the surrounding villages making patriotic speeches. He was
DUSANJH KHURD, village 3 km south of Banga (31Â° ll`N, 76Â°E) in Jalandhar district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine called Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib Patshahi Satviri (seventh) dedicated to the Seventh Guru, Guru Har Rai. In 1940, the local sangat raised a new building on the
GURMUKH SINGH, a kahar or water carrier of Kandola village in Jalandhar district of the Punjab, was a close confidant of Bhai Maharaj Singh , leader of the anti British revolt of 184849. During the second AngloSikh war, Gurmukh Singh assisted Maharaj Singh in procuring supplies of food and
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