Sardar Karam Singh Sidhu Of Othiari, was the son of Sidhu Jat Jagirdar Sardar Dial Singh, of village Othiari in Gurdaspur district, popularly known as “Karam Singh Othiariwala”, rendered service in several campaigns undertaken by Bhatti Jat ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh Of Lahore, including those of Peshawar and Hazara. Under the Sikh court he received rupees 1,800 annually subject to the service of three horsemen. He along with other members of his family joined the revolt against the British in 1848, and his jagirs and allowances were resumed after the annexation of the Punjab.


  • Suri, Sohan Lal, ‘Umdat ut-Twarikh. Lahore, 1885-89
  • Khushwaqat Rai, Tarikh-i-Halat-i-Sikhan, folio no. 130, DHPS, PUP; Lepel Griffin, The Punjab Chiefs, Vol-I, pp. 364-65.
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