Sardar Kehar Singh Sandhawalia Of Raja Sansi (d. 1864), son of Atar Singh Sandhawalia Of Raja Sansi, a collateral of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was imprisoned, along with his uncle Lehna Singh Sandhawalia, by Maharaja Sher Singh in January 1842 for conspiring against the Slate. As long as lie remained in Lahore, he endeavored, at the instigation of Ajit Singh and Atar Singh Sandhawalia Of Raja Sansi, then in British territory, to foment trouble and subvert the authority of Maharaja Slier Singh.

At the time of the murders in Lahore of Maharaja Sher Singh and his son Sahibzada Partap Singh on 15 September 1843, he was with his father at  Thanesar. When in May 1844, Atar Singh, with a small force, crossed the Sutlej to join Kunwar Pashaura Singh, Kehar Singh accompanied his father. He escaped unharmed in the contest that occurred. He continued to live at Thanesar in British territory where he died in 1864.

References :-

  • Griffin, Lepel, and C.F. Mass)`, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab. Lahore, 1909
  • Chopra, Barkal Rai, Kingdom of the Punjab. Hoshiarpur, 1969
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