PARTĀP SIṄGH, son of Kāhn Siṅgh, was admitted into the service of the Sikh government of Lahore by his maternal uncle, General Mīhāṅ Siṅgh, governor of Kashmīr. His first appointment was as commandant under his own father on a salary of Rs 400. After the death of General Mīhāṅ Siṅgh's brother, Gurmukh Siṅgh, he held a command on rupees 800 which in 1836 was increased to rs 1,800 and which included an estate situated in Lahore district. Partāp Siṅgh served as commandant of Mahārājā Duleep Siṅgh's guard in 1849. His service jāgīr was resumed by the British after the annexation of the Punjab, but he was granted a life pension of Rs 600.
G. S. Nayyar