Thursday, July 17, 2008

Nar singh Mann

Nar Singh Mann13 Jul, 2008 9:37 AM
Nar Singh: rebels and fought throughout the campaign of 1848-49. Baghel Singh , who accompanied Major H.B. Edwardesto Multan, stood firm; but died early in 1849 at Hanad in the Dera Ismail Khan district.After annexation, the jagirs of Rattan Singh were resumed; but he received a pension of Rs 1,080 which lapsed at his death in 1857. Sant Singh is in receipt of a pension of Rs 72 and his also holds a share in Mouza Mogulchak. Gulab Singh, third son of Rattan Singh, is a convert to Muhammadanism, and is not acknowledged by his family. Was a misldar of th Sukarchakin confederacy, an fought under Mahan Singh at Manchar and Akalghar. He died young, and his three sons recio yhe amount of Rs 3,500 out of hived allowance out of his jagirs. When Rattan Singh grew up, he was made adjutant in Miwiwala regiment and received estates in Gujaranwala and Gurdaspur to the value of Rs 1200. He accompanied Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa to Kashmir and was in 1820, very wounded at Mangli in the Kashmir hills where Hari Singh was reducing a strong fort defende by the mountaineers. For his services on this occasion he received a grant of Kharak in Gujaranwla and the command of the regiment.His brother Baghal Singh, about this time was made adjutant in dhonkal Singhs regiment. Under Maharaja Kharrak Singh, Rattan Singh was sent in the force of Sardar Sham Singh to Kullu and Mandi, where he was engaged fornearly two years in reducing the hill tribes to obedience. He was created a general unde Sardar Jowahir singh and Kila Desa Singh Anoshera were given to him in jagir. Baghal Singh was, in 1845, made commandant in his old regiment. Rattan Singh fought throughout in the Satlej campaign, and soon after its close he was reduced to the rank of colonel, and his Jagirs were reduced to Rs5,000 with Rs1,000 free of service. He was serving at Peshawar in October 1848, when the troops there mutinied. Major general Lawrence spoke well at him and he appears to have done his best to bring the mutineers to a sense of their duty, till the tide of rebellion became so strong that he was himself carried away by it. His son Sant Singh, then 30 years old, also joined.

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