Sikh Warriors

Banda Singh Bahadur

In September 1708, Guru Gobing Singh Ji had come to Daccan and to hut of Mado Das while hunting. Mado Das was away and Guru Ji ordered his Sikhs to cook food immediately as they were hungry as they had not eaten for days.

New of this reached Mado Das, who was enraged and had mastered Tantra and tried some tricks to humiliate Guru Ji but none had any effect on Guru Gobind SIngh Ji.

After a long conversation with Mado Das, Guru JI baptised him with Khanda di Pahal and conferred the title Banda Singh Bahadur. Guru Ji appointed him as his military lieutenant and invested him with full political and military authority as his deputy to lead campaign in Punjab.

Baba Deep Singh Ji

Baba Deep Singh Ji is one of the most honoured martyrs in silk history. He was the founder of the Shahid Misl. He the first head of the Damdami Taksal, as 300 year old religious school for the sikhs, which was founded by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He was tall and strong, was an exceptionally brave sikh.

A bold and fearless saint - soldier, he was always ready to risk his life for the panth. He died fighting in Amritsar on 13th November 1757 when he was about 75 years old.

From about the age of 12, he grew up around Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

Hari Singh Nalwa

Hari Singh Nalwa's life as a fighter and gentleman is so outrageously epic that it is hard to believe.

By the time he was 10 years old, he began practising Sikh religion. Training on horse riding and martial arts from a very young age, Hari Singh quickly displayed prowess in physical activity and intelligence.

Hari Singh Nalwa fought over 20 battles, many of them against the Afgans and quickly earning himself the reputation of the only man who struck terror in their hearts.

He is almost solely credited with expanding the Sikh empire beyond the Indus valley and all the way up to the Kyber Pass.

Jassa Singh Ramgarhia

Jassa Singh Ramgarhia was prominent Sikh Leader during the period of the Sikh Confedaracy. He became the Misldar (chief/Leader) of the Ramgarhia Army. This period was an interlude, lasting roughly from the time of the death of Banda Singh Bahadur in 1716 to the founding of the Sikh empire in 1801. The period is also sometimes described as the Age of the Misls.

Because of Jassa Singh Ramgarhia's tarkhan roots, Tarkhans who became Sikhs came to be known as Ramgarhia's

Jassa Singh Ahluwaliah

Jassa Singh Ahluwalia was a prominent Sikh leader during the period of the Sikh Confederacy Misl. This period was the interlude, lasting roughtly from the time of the death of Banda Singh Bahadur in 1716 to the founding of the Sikh Empire in 1801.

He founded the Kapurthala State in 1772.