GURDIT SINGH MAJITHIA (d. 1853), army general in Sikh times, was son of Shergill Jat Jagirdar Sardar Amar Singh Majithia. He entered Maharaja Ranjit Singh`s service in 1834, and rose to command 3 infantry battalions and a wing of light artillery. General Gurdit Singh was in command of the Lahore troops at Peshawar in September 1845 when Prince Pashaura Singh had risen in revolt. He rejected the Prince`s call to throw off his allegiance to the Darbar and join him. Gurdit Singh was married to the niece of Diwan Savan Mall, the governor of Multan. He died in 1853.

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