KAHN SINGH OF ATTARIWALA (d. 1873), soldier and Jagirdar, was the second son of Sham Singh Attariwala, the celebrated general of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He inherited only a small part of the Jagir of his father, subject to the maintenance of 97 horses. His contingent was assigned in 1848 to serving Raja Sher Singh Attariwala at Multan in 1848, but it left the Raja when the latter moved northwards to join his father, Raja Chattar Singh, against the British.

Twenty-five of his horsemen remained with the Raja while the rest marched back with Raja Shamsher Singh Sandhawalia of Raja Sansi. Kahn Singh`s , Narain Singh, supplied provisions and carriage to the British army at Ganda Singhwala and Kasur. For his loyalty to the British Kahn Singh was allowed to keep his Jagirs after the annexation of the Punjab. He died in 1873.

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