Jawala Singh Of Raja Sansi, son of Bhatti Jat Chief Sardar Desa Singh Sandhawalia of Raja Sansi, in Amritsar district, accompanied Thakur Singh Sandhawalia Of Raja Sansi to England in 1884 to call on the deposed sovereign of the Punjab, Maharaja Duleep Singh Of Lahore, and stayed there for nine months as the Maharaja’s guest. In February 1887, Jawala Singh joined Thakur Singh Sandhawalia Of Raja Sansi in Pondicherry, a French colony near Madras, where the latter had set up an emigre government on behalf of the Maharaja. The same year, Thakur Singh Sandhawalia Of Raja Sansi died and Jawala Singh Of Raja Sansi was charged with bringing his ashes to his ancestral village, Raja Sansi. In the Punjab, he remained under police surveillance for some time and was once arrested for interrogation.


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