JODH SINGH RASULPURIA (d. 1857), feudatory sarddr of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He was the son of Sujan Singh, who had acquired territories in the Jalandhar Doab and in Ambala.Jodh Singh, driven out of his possessions by the chief of Kalsia, settled at Rasulpur near Tarn Taran in Amritsar district.
RAJINDER SINGH. MAHARAJA (1872-1900), son of Maharaja Mohinder Singh, was born at Patiala on 25 May 1872. After the death of his father, he ascended the throne of Patiala on 6 January 1877. During his regency the Sirhind canal was completed, and a broadguage railway line from Rajpura to
RAGHBfR SINGH, RAJA (1834-1887), son of Raja Sarup Singh, ascended the throne of Jind on 31 March 1864 after the death of his father. He was an able and enlightened ruler, indefatigable in his efforts to promote the prosperity of his people. He built the town of Sarigrur on
RADHA KISHAN, PANDIT (d. 1875), son of Pandit Madhusudan, was appointed in 1824 by Maharaja Ranjit Singh to take charge of the education of Hira Singh Dogra, who studied both Sanskrit and Persian. Later, he was appointed tutor to the minor Maharaja Duleep Singh. He also performed the duties
NIJATULLAH SHAH, SAYYID, British news writer at the Sikh capital of Lahore. Press lists of old records refer to his news diaries which give an account of the political state of affairs in the kingdom. He reports the events at Peshawar, the withdrawal of the British garrison at Jalalabad,
NARENDRA SINGH SANDHANVALIA (b. 1868), third son of Thakur Singh Sandharivalia who was prime minister of Maharaja Duleep Singh`s emigre government in Pondicherry. Born in 1868, he was 18 years old when he accompanied his father to that French territory to the south of Madras. Narendra Singh was betrothed
MIT SINGH PADHANIA (d. 1814), soldier, commander and jdgirddr under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He was the son of Sukkha Singh Padhama, and entered the service of the Sukkarchakkia mislunder Mahari Singh, who assigned to him a^agirworth Rs 12,000 annually. In 1804, in Ranjit Singh`s reign, he had command of
MEHAR SINGH NIRMALA, a Sandhu Jatt belonging to the Nishananvali misi, became famous by display of bravery and courage in the latter half of the eighteenth century. He was one of the persons who figured in the partition of Sirhind territory after the town was captured by Sikhs in
KHEM KAUR, daughter of Jodh Singh Kalalvala and granddaughter of Sahib Singh Bharigt of Gujrat, was married in 1816 to Prince Kharak Singh, eldest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. She survived her husband and helped anti British forces in the second Anglo Sikh war (1849) for which reason her
KHARAK SINGH, RAJA (1850-1877), son of Raja Randhir Singh, ascended the s.add1 of Kapurthala stale on 12 May 1870. He suffered from a permanent ailment for which reason the administration was entrusted to a council. Kharak Singh died in 1877 at the early age of 27, and was succeeded
ATAR SINGH MAJITHIA (d. 1843), commander and civilian officer under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He was the adopted son of Uttam Singh Majithia, and, in 1809, was appointed governor of Rawalpindi and its dependencies. He held an estate worth Rs. 28,000 at Sayyid Kasrari.