RAṆ SIṄGH NAKAĪ (d.1781), son of Natthā Siṅgh, succeeded in 1768 his brother, Nāhar Siṅgh, to the leadership of Nakaī mils. Raṇ Siṅgh considerably increased the power and influence of the Nakaīs. The territory under his control was worth nine lakh of rupees per annum, and comprised Chūnīāṅ, part of Kasur, Sharakpur, Gugeṛā and at one time, Koṭ Kamāliā. Raṇ Siṅgh had a force of 2,000 horsemen, with camel swivels and a few guns. His headquarters were at Bahiṛvāl in Lahore district.
Raṇ Siṅgh died in 1781 and was succeeded by his eldest son, Bhagvān Siṅgh, whose sister, Rāj Kaur, was married to Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh.
Sardār Siṅgh Bhāṭīā