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HUKAM CHAND, DIWAN (1807-1869), son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s minister, Dlwan Bhavani Das, was appointed a daftari or record keeper on the establishment of Prince Kharak Singh in 1836 and was promoted the following year to the rank of kdrddr or administrator of Satghara. In 1840, he was sent to Bannu under the orders of Raja Suchct Singh for the realization of State revenue. Maharaja Shcr Singh conferred upon him the title of Diwan. In 1847, he was ordered to accompany Lieut Herbert Edwardes to Bannu whom he continued to assist in the settlement of the district until the commencement of the second Anglo Sikh war.

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