JAGATJIT SINGH, MAHARAJA (1872-1949), son of Raja Kharak Singh, was born on 23 November 1872 and ascended the throne of Kapurthala state on 16 October 1877. He assumed full ruling powers in November 1890 and then commenced his unusual career as a world traveller and a Francophile. He received
KHUSHAL SINGH, JAMADAR (1790-1844), son of Hargobind, a Brahman shopkeeper of Ikri in Mccrut district of Uttar Pradesh, was born in 1790. At a very young age, he arrived in Lahore in search of employment, and joined the Sikh army as a trooper in Dhaunkal Singh`s regiment in 1807.
MANDI, a district town in Himachal Pradesh, was formerly the capital of the princely state of that name. Guru Gobind Singh once visited it on the invitation of its ruler. Raja Siddh Sen. The Guru set up his camp outside the town. The ladies were escorted to the Raja`s
NARASINGH (Man-lion incarnation) The Lord manifested Himself by tearing off the column and killed the egoistic demon. (Bhairo M. 3, p. 1154) The Lord came out of the column assuming huge size and killed Hiranyaksha (Hiranyakashipu) with his nails. That Supreme Purusha and God of gods manifested Himself as
RAJ BANSO (d. 1835). daughter of Raja Sarisar Chand of Kangra and sister of Ram Mahitab Devi, was married to Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1829. Said to be the most beautiful of the Maharaja`s wives, she was a patron of hill music. Raj Bariso committed suicide in 1835 over
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