SARDAR KARAM SINGH (d. 1784), a leading figure in the Shaheedon Misl of Sandhu Jats of the village of Marahka in Sheikhupura district, now in Pakistan. According to Sir L.H Griffin, he was a grandson of Dhan Dhan Baba Deep Singh, the great martyr. In January 1764, at the conquest of the Sirhind province by the Sikhs, he seized a number of villages in the parganahs of Kesari and Shahzadpur in Ambala district yielding about a lakh of rupees annually. Karam Singh made Shahzadpur his headquarters, but he lived for most of the time at Talwandi Sabo (Damdama Sahib), in Bathinda district. In 1773, Karam Singh overran a large tract of land belonging to Zabita Khan Rohilla in the upper Gangetic Doab. He captured a More then 100 villages in Saharanpur district. Karam Singh died in 1784.

References :-

  • Griffin, Lepel, and C.F. Massy, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab. Lahore, 1909
  • Gupta, Hari Ram, History of the Sikhs, vol. IV. Delhi, 1982
  • Ganda Singh, Sardar Jassd Singh Ahluwalia Patiala, 1969
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