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JIVAN SINGH, COLONEL (d. 1851). eldest of the six sons of Dula Singh of Kalasvala in Siakot district, joined the army of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and was placed under Prince Kharak Singh. He first saw active service in Kashmir where he was wounded. For the bravery he displayed in the Tonk campaign, he was appointed to the adjutancy of the Sher Dil Paltan. He again went on active service in 1841 in Kashmir where he lost his younger brother, Kishan Singh. For his services in the campaign, he was promoted to the command of the regiment.

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