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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. THACKWELL, SIR EDWARD JOSEPH (1781-1859), commander of cavalry division of the army of the Sutlej under Lord Hugh Gough in the first Anglo Sikh war was born on 1 February 1781, the son of John Thackwell. A veteran...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TEJ SINGH, RAJA (1799-1862), son of Misr Niddha, a Gaur Brahman of Meerut district, was born in 1799. His original name was Tej Ram. He was a nephew of Jamadar Khushal Singh, a dignitary of the Sikh kingdom....
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TARIKHIPANJAB, by Pandit Debt Prasad, is a book in Urdu delineating the history of the Punjab in two parts : Part one covering the period from the time of Guru Nanak (1469-1539) to the British conquest of the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Sikhan De Raj Di Vithia, by Shardha Ram Philauri, written in Punjabi in 1922 Bk/A.D. 1866 and publihed in A.D. 1868 contains an account of the Punjab from Guru Nanak (1469-1539), founder of the Sikh faith, to the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SURAT SINGH MAJITHIA, RAJA (d. 1881), son of Atar Singh Majithia, was a soldier, commander and notable sardar of the Sikh Darbar. Details of his early career and of his service under Maharaja Ranjit Singh are scanty. Surat...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SUCHET SINGH, RAJA (1801-1844.), the youngest of the Dogra trinity who rose to high positions at the court of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was born on 18 January 1801, the son of MIari Kishora Singh. He started his career...

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