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KAHN SINGH MAN (d. 1848), son of Hukam Singh, was appointed commandant of Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s bodyguard at a comparatively young age. He took part in several campaigns under the Maharaja, rising to the rank of general in 1836, commanding four regiments of infantry and a 10gun derd of artillery. In 1846, after the first AngloSikh war, Kahn Singh was sent at the head of an expedition against Shaikh Imam udDin, the rebellions governor of Kashmir. He succeeded in bringing Imam udDin a prisoner to Lahore without having to fire a shot. Next year, he was appointed by the Lahore Darbar, on the recommendation of the Resident, Henry Lawrence, to the judgeship of Lahore as successor to Ranjodh Singh Majithia.

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