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Singhpuria Misl
ਸਿੰਘਪੁਰੀਆ ਮਿਸਲ
Singhpurī'ā Misal
1733–1816
CapitalJalandhar
Common languagePunjabi
Religion
Misldar 
• 1733–1753
Kapur Singh
• 1753–1795
Khushal Singh
• 1795–1816
Buddh Singh
Historical eraEarly modern period
• Established
1733
• Disestablished
1816
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Mughal Empire
Durrani Empire
Sikh Empire
Cis-Sutlej states (British India)
Today part ofPakistan
India

Singhpuria Misl was founded by the Sikh warrior Nawab Kapur Singh, a Virk Jat who was born in 1697 and later became a Khalsa leader.[1] The misl took its original name from a village Faizullapur in Amritsar and then changed the name of the village to Singhpura, with the misl eventually following.[citation needed]

Following are its heads:

Events

Nawab Kapur Singh fought many battles. The Battle of Sirhind (1764) was a turning point of Singhpuria Misl. After the fall of Sirhind a considerable portion of present-day Rupnagar District came under the Singhpuria Misl.[3]

By 1769, the Singpuria Misl had the following territories in its possession:- Some parts of the districts of Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur in Doaba, Kharparkheri and Singhpura in Bari-Doab and Abhar, Adampur, Chhat, Banoor, Manauli Ghanauli, Bharatgarh, Kandhola, Chooni, Machhli Bhareli, Banga, Bela, Attal Garh and some other places in the province of Sirhind.[2]

References

  1. ^ Singha, Dr H. S. (2005). Sikh Studies. Hemkunt Press. p. 25. ISBN 978-81-7010-258-8.
  2. ^ a b Markovits, Claude (2002-01-01). A History of Modern India, 1480-1950. Prabhat Prakashan. ISBN 978-93-5266-745-1.
  3. ^ Punjab (India) (1987). Punjab District Gazetteers: Rupnagar. Controller of Print. and Stationery. p. 77.
Preceded by:
Baba Darbara Singh
Nawab Kapur Singh Followed by:
Jassa Singh Ahluwalia