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FATEH SINGH KALIANVALA (d. 1807), military commander and jagirdar under Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was the son of Jassa Singh and grandson of Jaimal Singh. Jaimal Singh was a Sandhu Jatt and the first in the line to embrace the Sikh faith. He was a resident of Kala village in Amritsar district. In the troops of the Sukkarchakkia chiefs, Charhat Singh and Mahan Singh, he had fought against the Chatthas inhabiting the northern part of Gujranwala district. In one of the skirmishes with the Chatthas he lost both of his sons, Jai Singh and Jassa Singh. Fateh Singh entered the service of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1797, and rapidly rose in the favour of his master.

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