KALHA, RAI, feudatory chief of Raikot in Ludhiana district of the Punjab, was a contemporary of Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708). Converted from Hinduism to Islam, the Rai`s family were still among the admirers of the Gurus. When Guru Gobind Singh, after his escape from Chamkaur, was passing through his
RAIKOT (300 N, 75Â°37`E), a municipal town in Ludhiana district, is sacred to Guru Gobind Singh. He came here on the invitation of Rai Kalha, the local Muslim chief, and encamped under a shisham or tahli tree at the site of Gurdwara Tahliana Sahib, 1.5 km to the west
SILOANI, village 9 km from Raikot town (30139`N, 75"37`E), is sacred to the memory of Guru Gobind Singh, who visited the place travelling through the Malva after the battle of Chamkaur in December 1705. Gurdwara Beri Sahib Patshahi Dasvin commemorates the spot where Guru Gobind Singh alighted for rest
ALAM KHAN, son of Nihang Khan of Kotia Nihang Khan and son-in-law of Rai Kalha, the chief of Raikot, was a devotee of Guru Gobind Singh. According to Sarup Singh Kaushish, Guru kian Sakhian, he was with Rai Kalha when he met Guru Gobind Singh passing through Raikot after
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