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Rare sword of Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh to be auctioned on 18 March 2014

Ludlow, UK: A recently discovered early 19th century Indian sword bearing on its blade a silhouette of Maharajah Ranjit Singh – the legendary ‘Lion of the Punjab’ – goes under the hammer later this month in Ludlow, Shropshire (English Midlands). This most exquisite find comes from a British family of military descent and is inscribed in the hilt in Gurmukhi ...

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Shaheed Baba Bir Singh Ji Naurangabad

Baba Bir Singh Ji (1768-1844) was a Sikh saint, holy man and great warrior who practiced Gurmat in its purity. Being disgusted at the events that followed the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikhs talked of making Baba Bir Singh jee their ruler King or Prime Minister. After Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s death the anti-Panthic Dogra clan took control of ...

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