A history of the Sikhs, Volume 1

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Princeton University Press, 1963 - Punjab (India) - 525 pages
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General Sardar Gurmukh Singh LambaIzazi-i-Sardari,Nirmal Bud, Ujjal Didar was wounded fifteen times,thrice by swords cuts,thrice by spear thrusts,eight times by market balls and once by an arrow.Sir Lepel Griffen writes in his book Chief of Punjab"The detailed account of military services of sardar would be the history of all wars of sikh empire".Sardar General Gurmukh Singh Lamba sketch po trait painting is displayed at Central Museum of Lahore with caption at serial D-40........Sardar one time Jagir was over 3.5 lac per annum which gave arise to enemity,Dogra Rajas Main brother Raja Gulab and Dhain Singh was against him,as he defeated their father Mai Kishora Singh.Having influence over maharaja succeeded to cut his power and wealth,but the sardar refused to toe in their line..On death bed Maharaja Ranjit Singh realised his mistake and felt sorry for his act and commissioned his son Kharak Singh to restore sardar wealth and power who was loyal and fought for Khalsa Raj
2.Sardar captured the fort of Moranda Kasur 1809.,commanded a divsion in capture of fort of Attackin 1813. Captured fort of Rothas from the ghakhar chief Nur Kha father of Father of Fazal Dad Khan in 1825 He was commander of Fauj-i-Khas. When Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa died defending Ford of Jamrud Kyber Pas .He was nominated by wazir Jawahar Singh to safe guard the fort and the gains of Khalsa Raj. In Aug 1847 he along sardar Bur Singh took charge of Rani Jindan and she was confined in the fort of Shekho pura till out break of Multan disturbances
 

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Eye opener in every account. It gives true account why minority community still feels alienated in India. The information of operation Blue Star, and the riots after Mrs Gandhi assassination is very ... Read full review

Contents

The Sikh Homeland
3
Birth of Sikhism
17
Building of the Sikh Church
49
Copyright

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