GULĀB SIṄGH (d. 1882), son of Mīhāṅ Siṅgh, belonged to the village of Bhāgovāl in Gurdāspur district. He entered the service of Lahiṇā Siṅgh Majīṭhīā as a gunner in 1828, and was made a commandant in 1835. Up to the death of Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh, Gulāb Siṅgh had been a feudal retainer of the Majīṭhia Sardār, but, on the accession of Mahārājā Sher Siṅgh in 1841, he entered the regular army. He was made a colonel in the artillery with a command of eleven guns. Under Rājā Hīrā Siṅgh, he was promoted general. In 1853, Gulāb Siṅgh left the Punjab with Lahiṇā Siṅgh Majīṭhīā for Banāras, returning home the following year. In 1863, he was appointed guardian of Lahiṇā Siṅgh's only son, Dyāl Siṅgh. He acted for a short period as manager of the Darbār Sāhib at Amritsar.

        Gulāb Siṅgh died in 1882.


    Griffin, Lepel, and C.F. Massy, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab. Lahore, 1909

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