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Tara Singh


The son of Jassa Singh, Jodh Singh, inherited his father's title in 1803. On Jodh Singh's death in 1815 a dispute broke out over the succession, with Tara Singh's son Diwan Singh one of the claimants. Maharaja Ranjit Singh found this to be a good opportunity and conquered the Misl in the garb of settling the family dispute and eventually imprisoned the troublesome Ramgarhias and destroyed many of their strongholds. Eventually Diwan Singh was released and was sent to Barmula in Kashmir to extend Ranjit Singh's Sikh empire in 1820. Diwan Singh ruled the difficult areas of Kashmir in Barmula for 14 years until he died in 1834. The area where he used to live was known as the Cantonment of Diwan Singh Ramgarhia. On his death, his Samad was constructed on the bank of the river near Barmula. Diwan Singh son Mangal Singh, and grand son of Tara Singh's, fought the famous battle of Jamraud in Afghanistan with Hari Singh Nalwa and brought laurels to the Sikh empire. Due to his good work in the battle of Jamraud, Ranjit Singh returned a portion of Ramgarhis's Misl including the famous Bunga near Golden Temple in Amritsar. The Bunga was known as Bunga Sardar Mangal Singh until his descendants handed over to SGPC, Amritsar in 1972. His sword and fruit knife is still lying with the decedents of Mangal Singh, CSI.