NIHĀL SIṄGH, a kahār or water-carrier of Maihmāṅ Kahārāṅ, in Amritsar district, who went to Bombay in 1886 to receive the deposed Mahārājā Duleep Siṅgh scheduled to be returning to India from England, and to take up service with him. He, like several others, had to return for the Mahārājā was refused permission by the British to come to India and was detained midway at Aden.

         Nihāl Siṅgh was accompanied by two more of his co-villagers, Īsar Siṅgh and Amīr Siṅgh.


    Ganda Singh, ed., History of the Freedom Movement in the Panjab (Maharaja Duleep Siṅgh Correspondence) . Patiala, 1972

K. S. Thāpar