Kapurthala

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Nawab Kapur Singh Virk

Kapurthala (Hindi: कपूरथला, Punjabi: ਕਪੂਰਥਲਾ ) is a city and district in Punjab. The Virk Jat Kapur Singh founded Kapurthala and made it his capital. The district is divided into two noncontiguous parts, the main Kapurthala-Sultanpur Lodhi portion and the Phagwara tehsil or block.

Tahsils in Kapurthala district

Villages in Kapurthala Tahsil

Adnawali, Ahmadpur, Akbarpur, Alamgir, Alaudi, Alaudinpur, Alipur, Araianwala, Aujla Banwali, Aujla Jogi, Ayya, Badshahpur, Badyal, Bajola, Balehar Kalan, Balehar Khanpur, Bamuwal, Banamalwala, Banwalipur, Batala, Behlolpur, Beja, Bhaguwal, Bhagwanpur, Bhaini, Bhait, Bhalaipur, Bhana, Bhandal Bet, Bhandal Dona, Bhano Langa, Bhawanipur, Bhila, Bhooi, Bhullar, Bibri, Biharipur, Bijli Nangal, Bishanpur, Boot, Brindpur, Budha Theh, Budhuwala, Budo Punder, Buh, Burewal, Chak, Chak Gajiwal, Chak Gopipur, Chakoki, Chuharwal, Daburji, Dainwind, Daudpur, Daulatpur, Daulo Araian, Desal, Dewlanwala, Dhabulian, Dhaliwal Bet, Dhaliwal Dona, Dham, Dhandal, Dhapai, Dhawankhan Jagir, Dhawankhan Nishan, Dhilwan (NP), Dhudianwala, Dialpur, Dulowal, Fatehpur, Fattu Chak, Fattu Dhinga, Fazlabad, Gaji Gudana, Gaunspur, Gaunswala, Gaura, Ghaniaki, Ghug, Ghuluwal, Gobindpur, Gokalpur, Gopipur, Gosal, Gudani, Gurmukh Singhwala, Haibatpur, Hambowal, Hamira, Hothian, Hussainabad, Hussainpur (CT), Ibban, Isharwal, Jag, Jahangirpur, Jai Rampur, Jai Rampur, Jalal Bholana, Jalo Bhati, Jalowal, Jatike, Jawalapur, Jhal Bibri, Jhal Thikriwala, Jhugian Gulam, Kadrabad, Kadupur, Kahlwan, Kahna, Kalasanghian, Kamewal, Kanjli, Kapurthala (M Cl), Kapurthala (Rural), Karahal Kalan, Karahal Khurd, Karahal Nauabad, Kasso Chahal, Kaulo Talwandi, Kesarpur, Khalu, Khangah, Khanowal, Khanpur, Khera Bet, Khera Dona, Khiranwali, Khojewali, Khukhrain, Khusropur, Kishan Singhwala, Kokalpur, Kolianwala, Kot Karar Khan, Kotli, Kotli, Kutabpur, Lakhan Kalan, Lakhan Khurd, Lakhanke Padde, Lodhi Bholana, Mander Bet, Machhipal, Madho Jhanda, Madhopur, Mainwan, Majahadpur, Majorwala, Malian, Manan, Mand Bhandal Bet, Mand Rampur, Mand Sangojla, Mand Surakhpur, Mander Dona, Mangaroda, Mangewal, Mansurwal Bet, Mansurwal Dona, Miani Bola, Mirzapur, Mitha, Mithra, Mohmadwala, Moklanwala, Mudowal, Mugal Chak, Mundi, Muradpur Bet, Muradpur Dona, Murar, Mustafabad, Nabi Bakhshwala, Nangal Naraingarh, Narket, Nathu Chahal, Nawanpind, Nazampur, Nidoki, Nihalgarh, Nihaluwal, Nurpur Dona, Nurpur Januhan, Nurpur Jattan, Nurpur Khiranwali, Nurpur Lubhana, Nurpur Rajputan, Padda, Paharipur, Pakhowal, Parveznagar, Passan, Peerewal, Phiali, Phulewal, Qualpur, Rajpur, Ramidi, Rampur, Randhawa, Rasulpur Brahmanan, Rasulpur Chisty, Rasulpur Kulian, Ratra, Ratta Kadim, Ratta Nauabad, Rawal, Razapur, Rupanpur, Saido Bholana, Saidowal, Saiflabad, Samailpur, Sandhar Jagir, Sandhu Chatha, Sangojla, Sangowal, Sangrai, Seenpur, Shahpur Dogran, Shahpur Pira, Sheikhanwala, Sheikhupur, Sial, Sidhpur, Sidhwan Dona, Subhanpur, Sukhani, Sukhia Nangal, Sunranwala, Surakhpur, Tajpur, Talwandi Bakha, Talwandi Mohma, Talwandi Pain, Talwandi Rajputan, Tarkhanawali, Tayabpur, Theh Kanjla, Thigli, Thikriwala, Toganwala, Ucha, Wadala Kalan, Wadala Khurd, Waryah,

History

Baba Jassa Singh Ahluwalia

The history of the Town of Kapurthala goes back as early as the 11th Century when it is said to have been founded by Rana Kapur, a scion of the ruling house of Jaisalmer (Rajasthan). The present royal family of Kapurthala is descended from Nawab Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, a contemporary of Nadir Shah and Ahmad Shah, who by his intelligence and bravery made himself the leading Sikh of his day.

At one time it held possessions on both sides of the Sutlej, and also in the Bari Doab. The cis-Sutlej estates and scattered tracts in the Bari Doab were forfeited owing to the hostility of the chief in the First Sikh War; but the latter were afterwards restored in recognition of the loyalty of Raja Randhir Singh during the mutiny of 1857, when he led a contingent to Oudh which did good service. He also received a grant of land in Oudh, 700 m² in extent, yielding a gross rental of 89,000. In Oudh, however, he exercises no sovereign powers, occupying only the status of a large landholder, with the title of Raja-i-Rajagan. Major-General H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh- al-Iqtidad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajagan, Maharaja Sir Jagatjit Singh, Bahadur, Maharaja of Kapurthala, GCSI , GCIE , GBE

Raja Sir Jagatjit Singh, K.C.S.I., was born in 1872, succeeded his father in 1877, and attained his majority in 1890. During the Tirah expedition of 1897-98 the Kapurthala imperial service infantry took a prominent part.

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