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SAID BEG (d. 1703), a Mughal general, in company with another general, Alif Khan, was marching at the head of an army on his way from Lahore to Delhi when the Rajput hill rulers led by Raja Ajmer Chand of Bilaspur persuaded him to join them in an attack on...
SADHARAN, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Nanak, was a resident of Pakkhoke, near Dera Baba Nanak. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, in serving the Guru, Sadharan was next only to Guru Angad. He waited on Guru Nanak during the latter`s last...

SADDU and his brother Maddu were rebeck players in attendance on Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708) at Anandpur. They performed kirtan for the Guru.

SADDHU, BHAI, resident of Lahore, was a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, the Guru was putting up with him at his residence in Lahore when Chandu Shah, who had had a hand in the martyrdom of Guru...
RAU, BHAI, a Kamboj Sikh and masand or the collector assigned to Dipalpur, was among those of his class summoned by Guru Gobind Singh to Anandpur to answer charges of appropriating the devotees` offerings and of other misconduct. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, Bhai Rau...
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 called Patiala and East Punjab States Union, short PEPSU, came into existence....

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