RAṆBĪR SIṄGH, MAHĀRĀJĀ (1879-1948), son of Balbīr Siṅgh and a grandson of Rājā Raghbīr Siṅgh, was born at Saṅgrūr on 11 October 1879. He ascended the gaddī of Jīnd state in 1887 and was invested with ruling powers in 1899. Deaf from a relatively early age, Mahārājā Raṇbīr Siṅgh lived until 1948 and witnessed fifty momentous years from his throne. He died on 1 April 1948, and was succeeded by his son, Rājbīr Singh during whose time Jīnd state joined the Paṭiālā and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU).


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Sardār Siṅgh Bhāṭīā