SUKH RĀJ (d. 1842) was the youngest of the five sons of Misr Dīvān Chand, a general in Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh's army. Sukh Rāj himself joined an infantry regiment and soon rose to be its commandant. He commanded a number of infantry battalions and took part in several of Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh's battles. For the gallantry he displayed in the Peshāwar campaign against Dost Muhammad Khān, the Mahārājā granted him an estate worth 10,000 rupees. In 1836, he was promoted general. He died in 1842.


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