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BHUMA SINGH (d. 1746), a Dhillon Jatt of the village of Hung near Badhni, in present day Faridkot district of the Punjab, gathered power in men and money during Nadir Shah`s invasion of India in 1739. At the time of the death of Nawab Zakariya Khan, the Mughal governor of the Punjab, Bhuma Singh`SJ`atha was one of 25 roving bands of the Sikhs. Bhuma Singh commanded a body of about 300 men.

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