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RAM SINGH (d. 1839), the eldest son of Jamadar Khushal Singh, chamberlain to the Sikh monarch, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. His father took great pains to bring him up according to the manner of the Sikh court. Tutors were carefully chosen to teach him Arabic and Persian....
PAONTA SAHIB (30° 25`N, 77° 35`E).  a town on the right bank of the River Yamuna in Sirmur district of Himachal Pradesh, was founded by Guru Gobind Singh in November 1685. The land was an offering from Raja Mcdini Prakash of Nahan. Guru Gobind Singh stayed here for about three...
PANJOKHARA,   a village about 10 km from Ambala city (30° 23`N, 76° 47`E), is sacred to Guru Har Krishan. Gurdwara Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji, about 150 metres east of the village and commonly called Gurdwara Parijokhara Sahib, commemorates his stay here in early 1664. Summoned by Emperor Aurarigzib,...
NANHERI,   village on the bank of the River Ghaggar, in Patiala district, about 10 km southwest of Ambala City (30° 23`N. 76° 47`E), has a shrine called Gurdwara Patshahi IX ate X, commemorating the visits of Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh. Guru Tegh Bahadur is said to have...

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