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RAM SINGH, a holy man maintaining a dharamsala at Zahura, near Tanda, in Hoshiarpur district, assisted Bhai Maharaj Singh, the leader of the anti British rebellion of 1848-49, not only by lodging him and his followers in his dharamsala but also introducing him to several influential...
TEK SINGH, BHAI, a priest at the Golden Temple, Amritsar, was an associate of Bhai Maharaj Singh, leader of the anti British revolt of 1848-49. On receiving a written message from Maharaj Singh, he came to Jalandhar Doab with 30 to 35 men to join the renewed struggle. On the...
SOBHA SINGH, a native of Doaba region, joined Bhai Maharaj Singh, a leading figure in the 1848-49 revolt, in his march to Multan in aid of Diwan Mul Raj in June 1848, and remained with him throughout till he reached Dev Batala, in the Jammu territory, after the battles of...
SAHIB SINGH, a resident of Sangia Hill in present day Faisalabad district of Pakistan, was a veteran of the Khalsa army under Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his successors. After the first AngloSikh war (1845-46), he joined the rebellious band of Bhai Maharaj Singh (d.1856). He commanded the contingent of 400...
RAM SINGH NURPURIA, an associate of Bhai Maharaj Singh in his revolt against the British, was the son of Shiam Singh alias Shiama, a Pathania Rajput and Wazir or minister to Raja Bir Singh, chief of Nurpur, 25 km east of Pathankot (32° 18`N, 75° 40`E), a feudatory of the...
PREM SINGH, commandant in the Sikh forces demobilized after the first AngloSikh war, joined Bhai Maharaj singh (d. 1856) in a bid to raise the standard of revolt against the British. After Sikhs` defeat in the second AngloSikh war early in 1849, he along with Maharaj Singh escaped to Jammu...
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