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URI, an old town 54 km southwest of Baramula (S^ia`N, 74<)23`E) at the western end of the Kashmir valley, was visited by Guru Hargobind (1595-1644) on his way from Baramula to Naluchhi (now in Pakistan occupied territory). Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin Param Pillan commemorating the visit is situated 6 km east of Un and marks the site where, according to local tradition, the Guru held a discourse with some Muslim holy men.

TREATY WITH GULAB SINGH, 16 March 1846. Gulab Singh Dogra was formally invested with the title of Maharaja on 15 March 1846 and on the following day was concluded between him and the British government a treaty whereby he was recognized as ruler of the hill territory of Jammu and...
SRINAGAR (34"5`N, 74(50`E), the capital of Jammu and Kashmir state situated on the banks of the River Jehlum at an elevation of 5250 feet above sea level, has a historical Sikh shrine, Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi, located near Kathi Gate of Hari Parbat Fort in the northern part of the city....
SINGHPURA, a village 5 km south of Baramula (34"13`N, 74"23`E) in Kashmir valley, claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahl Tharha Sahib, dedicated to Guru Hargobind (1595-1644), whose visit it commemorates. According to local tradition, a Muslim Faqir, Bahlol, served the Guru here and received his blessing. A memorial platform...
SHANKAR DAS (d. 1832) was introduced at the Sikh court by his father, Shiv Dial, himself an employee of Maharaja Ranjit Singh who had appointed him manager of the Dhanni country. Shankar Das was placed under Prince Kharak Singh, the heir apparent, to manage his Jagirs. When Diwan Moti Ram...
SAHIB SINGH ISAPURIA (b.1805), son of Ram Singh Randhava, belonged to the Isapur branch of the Randhava family founded by his great grand father, Dasaundha Singh. At the time of his father`s death in 1836, he was serving under Raja Suchet Singh Dogra. He participated in many of Maharaja Ranjit...

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