RAṆJĪT SIṄGH (d. 1846), a soldier in Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh's army, was the son of Mirzā Siṅgh who had served the Kanhaiyā sardārs, Jai Siṅgh and Haqīqat Siṅgh. Raṇjīt Siṅgh rose to be a commandant in the Sikh army and rendered active service at Mulltān and at Bannū and Peshāwar on the northwest frontier. He was an elder brother of Kāhn Siṅgh, great-grandfather of Arūṛ Siṅgh, the government appointed manager of the Golden Temple at Amritsar before the control of the shrine passed into the hands of an elected body under the Sikh Gurdwārā Act, 1925.

         Raṇjīt Siṅgh died in 1846.


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Sardār Siṅgh Bhāṭīā