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BUR SINGH (d. 1892). son of Ruldu Ram, appointed to do menial jobs first as an attendant in the household of Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s wife, Rani Mahtab Kaur, and then as a water carrier in Kanvar Sher Singh`s, carried out some of the confidential errands he was assigned to with such great skill that he not only rose in rank but also hadjagirs in Mukerian, and houses at Batala and Lahore bestowed on him. For his assistance to the British on the occasion of General Pollock`s advance on Kabul, he received ajagir near Peshawar. His enemies took advantage of the murder in September 1843 of his master, Maharaja Sher Singh, to harm him.

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