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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PREM KAUR, RANI, daughter of Hari Singh, a Varaich Jatt of the village of Ladhevala, in Gujranwala district of the Punjab, was married in 1822 to Prince Sher Singh, son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. In 1831, she gave...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PRATAP SINGH, MAHARAJA (1919-1995). Tall and handsome, His Highness Maharaja Sir Pratap Singh, Malvendra Bahadur, was the ruler of the princely state of Nabha. The state ceased to be in 1948 when a new and larger political unit...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. POHLO MALL, a goldsmith by caste and resident of Raja Sarisi in present day Amritsar district, was a mukhtdrkdr, i.e. attorney, in the service of Thakur Singh Sandharivalia and later, when the Sardar`s estate was placed under a...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PIR MUHAMMAD KHAN, one of the Barakzai brothers who came into control of Peshawar which became a tributary to Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1823. Dost Muhammad Khan who had established himself in power at Kabul bitterly felt the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PINJAUR, famous for its historic Mughal gardens, is a small town, IS km northeast of Chandigarh (30"44`N, 76°47`E). Gurdwara Pahili Patshahi Mariji Sahib, close to the ancient remains of Dhara Mandap, about 75 metres from the Yadavindra Gardens,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PHULA SINGH AKALI (1761-1823), Sikh hero and an eminent religious figure of the time of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was born in 1761 at the village of Shihari, now in ruins, about 5 km west of Miinak, in present...

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