GURBAKHSH SIṄGH (d. 1776) of Wazīrābād, son of Rām Siṅgh, was a follower of Chaṛhat Siṅgh Sukkarchakkīā. He participated in the assault on Amritsar resulting in the capture of the Bhaṅgī tower situated between the Rāmbāgh and Chāṭīviṇḍ gates. After the conquest of northern parts of Gujrāṅwālā district by Chaṛhat Siṅgh, Wazīrābād was claimed by Gurbakhsh Siṅgh. Gurbakhsh Siṅgh married his daughter, Desāṅ, to Chaṛhat Siṅgh, his leader, and gained further influence by this matrimonial alliance. He died in 1776, his son Jodh Siṅgh succeeding to jāgīrs worth over a lakh of rupees.


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Sardār Siṅgh Bhāṭīā