KARAM SIṄGH (d. 1784), a leading figure in the Shahīd clan of Sandhū Jaṭṭs of the village of Marāhkā in Sheikhūpurā district, now in Pakistan. According to Sir Lepel Griffin, he was a grandson of Bābā Dīp Siṅgh the martyr. In January 1764, at the conquest of the Sirhind province by the Sikhs, he seized a number of villages in the parganahs of Kesarī and Shāhzādpur in Ambālā district yielding about a lakh of rupees annually. Karam Siṅgh made Shāhzādpur his headquarters, but he lived for most of the time at Talvaṇḍī Sābo (Damdamā Sāhib), in Baṭhiṇḍā district. In 1773, Karam Siṅgh overran a large tract of land belonging to Zābitā Khān Ruhīlā in the upper Gangetic Doāb. He captured a number of villages in Sahāranpur district.

        Karam Siṅgh died in 1784.


  1. Griffin, Lepel, and C.F. Massy, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab. Lahore, 1909
  2. Gupta, Hari Ram, History of the Sikhs, vol. IV. Delhi, 1982
  3. Gaṇḍā Siṅgh, Sardār Jassā Siṅgh Āhlūvālīā. Patiala, 1969

Sardār Siṅgh Bhāṭīā