Charhat Singh

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Charhat Singh (चड़हत सिंह) Sukerchakia was the grandfather of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

History

Hari Singh Dhillon fought against the Afghans with the help of his friends Charhat Singh Sukerchakia (the grandfather of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Baron Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, during Ahmed Shah Abdali's sixth invasion of Punjab. He was an intelligent leader, a progressive soldier and a wise statesman. The author of Tarikh-e-Punjab writes that "Hari Singh was clever, powerful and a man of shining abilities."

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