Bhai Mit Singh or Raja Mit Singh of Sirhali near Patti together with his three nephews Bhanga Singh. Bhag Singh and Bodh Singh belonged to the Dallewalia Misl They seized the territories of Pehowa and the suburbs of Thanesar and built a strong fort at Kahod Where they established their headquarters.He laid the foundation of the principality of Thanesar. He established this princely state in 1760.
- History of the sikhs vol.3 by Hari ram Gupta
- Karnal Gazetteer , page 40.