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JODH SINGH ROSA (d. 1819), military commander during Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s regime, had joined service in the time of the Maharaja`s grandfather, Charhat Singh. He rebuilt the old village of Rosa, in Chunian parganah of Lahore. His father, Thakar Singh, had died in the expedition led against Kasur in 1765 by the Sikh Sardars, Hari Singh Bhangi,Jassa Singh Ramgarhia and Jai Singh Kanhaiya. After the death of Charhat Singh, Jodh Singh retained his appointment at Gujrariwala under Mahari Singh and Ranjit Singh, and in 1799, he accompanied the latter to Lahore, when the city was captured.

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