Sardar Jawala Singh of Sujowal, a village in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab, was born into ZamindarJat family , he was a prominent associate of Bhai Maharaj Singh (d. 1856), leader of the anti-British revolt of 1848-49. He remained with Bhai Maharaj Singh during the second Anglo-Sikh war and escaped with him to Jammu after the final defeat of the Sikh forces. He was later deputed to work in the Majha area and prepare the people for a fresh uprising.


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