MOHAR SIṄGH (d. 1832), son of Gauhar Siṅgh, a powerful Sikh sardār during the second half of the eighteenth century whose memory is perpetuated in the name of the village of Māṛī Gauhar Siṅghvālā. Mohar Siṅgh, with his brother, Dal Siṅgh, held a jāgīr during Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh's reign subject to one hundred horse. He served in the Kashmīr campaign in which he was wounded. He distinguished himself at the crucial battle of Ṭerī fought near the Kābul River in March 1823, after which he was placed in command of 500 cavalry. He was engaged under General Ventura in 1831 to seize the territory of the Bahāwalpur chief north of the Sutlej. Mohar Siṅgh died in 1832. Half of his estates in Siālkoṭ, Dīnānagar and Kasūr were continued to his son, Īshvar Siṅgh, who served at Kulū, Suket, Hazārā and Peshāwar at which last named place he died in 1843 of a fever.


    Griffin, Lepel and C. F. Massy, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab . Lahore, 1909

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