MĀHARĪ CHAND, one of the five brave sons of Bībī Vīro, daughter of Gurū Hargobind, Nānak VI, who, along with his brothers, took part in the battle of Bhaṅgāṇī (18 September 1688). In his poetical work Bachitra Nāṭak, Gurū Gobind Siṅgh reserves a verse for Māharī Chand, who, "flying into a rage becomes the very image of terror and disposes of many a towering hero."


  1. Bachitra Nāṭak.
  2. Kuir Siṅgh, Gurbilās Pātshāhī 10 . Patiala, 1968
  3. Santokh Siṅgh, Bhāī, Srī Gur Pratāp Sūraj Granth . Amritsar, 1927-35

Major Gurmukh Siṅgh (Retd.)