Jassa Singh Ramgarhia having recovered his lost territory had setup his head quarters at Batala, which he fortified by a brick wall ten metres high and seven metres broad. Jai Singh Kanhiya was chafing under the loss of Batala. He won the support of Mahan Singh Sukarchakia and Bhag Singh Ahluwalia. Assisted by these two Jat chiefs as well as by the Rajas of Chamba and Nurpur, Jai Singh attacked Batala. Jassa Singh shut himself up in the city, and with the active co-operation of the inhabitants foiled the efforts of the besiegers, who after an engagement of twenty-one days raised the siege.Man Chand, youngest brother of Raja Sansar Chand, at the head of a force came to help Jassa Singh Ramgarhia against Jai Singh Kanhiya. Bhag Singh Ahluwalia advanced to check him. In a battle Man Chand was defeated and he fled away.

Sources :-

  • History of Sikhs -Vol. IV ,The Sikh Commonwealth or Rise and Fall of Sikh Misls By Hari ram gupta.
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