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P. Bahadar,o!Makhiana
P. Wariam Beg, of

Qtith. Maharaja.
P. Bahadar Khan, of

Dab Kalan.


Mahar Mamand
Khan Beg ...

Ismail


49
51

58





DARBARIS OP THE MULTAN DISTRICT.



24


103


25


104


27


108


77


554


78


555


79


556


80


559


81


560


82


561


83


562


84


563


86


565


87


567


88


568


89


569


90


570



y. Makhdam Bahawal
Bakhsh, of Maltan.

y. Makhdam Shah All

Mahomed, of Sher

Shah.
y. Mahomed Yar

Khan, Khakwani,

of Maltan.
y. Makhdam Sadaradin

Shah, of Maltan.
y. Pir Shah, of Maltan.

y. Makhdam Shokh

Baja, of Maltan,
V. ABhak Mah o m ed

Khan, of Maltan.
y. Sayad HamidShah,

Gardezi, of Maltan.
y. Abdal E a h m a n

Khan, Khakwani,

of Maltan.
P. Hasan Bakhsh,

Sayad, of Maltan.



y. Zalfakar Shah, of

Maltan.
y, Nar Mahomed Khan,

of Maltan.
y. Mahomed A f z a I

Khan, of Maltan.
y. Diwan Maho m e d

Ghaas, of Jalalpar.
y. Diwan Abdal Hadi

Shah, of Jalalpar.
y. Mnbarak Ali Shah,

of Sher Shah.



Makhdam Shah
Mahmad.

Makhdam Sher
Shah.

Khan Bahadar

Ghulam Kadar

Khan.
Pir W a 1 a i a t

Shah.
Shekh Hasan

Shah.
M a k h dam

Shekh Easaf.
Sadik Mahomed

Khan.
Sayad Mastafa

Shah.
Abdal Halim

Khan.

Sayad Mar a d

Shah (late

Ja d g e in

Bahawalpar).
Sayad Bamzan

Shah.
Mabaza ra d i n

Khan.
Hafiz Hakamat

Khan.
Diwan Mahomed

Alam.
Diwan Hasan

Bakhsh Shah.
Shah Ali

Mahomed.



32

57

28

20
55
40
32
39
52

28

38
33
38
53
38
35



Nephew of No.
78 ; consin of
No. 92.



Belated to Nos.
82 and 87.



Uncle of No- 24.

Related to Nos.
81, 83 and 84.



Belated to No.

79.
Belated to No.

27.

Belated to No.
79.



Ditto.



Belated to No.

27.
Belated to No.

89.
Belated to No.

88.
Son of No. 26.



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DARBARIS OF THE MVLTAN DISTRICT— amid.



Obder of
Pbbcbdkncb.


1

1^




91


571


92


672


93


573


94


574


95


576


96


577


120.


638


128


647


133


652


138


658


139


659


140


660


142


662


143


663


144


664


145


665


149


672


171


762


172


763



Name, £a,milT and place
of reaia



Y. Murad Shall, of

Ghanspur.
Y. Bukanudin Shah,

of Ghauspnr.
Y. Savad G h a 1 a m

Habib Shah, of

Baghdad, Multan.
Y. GhuIainBa8Dl,Bhata,

of Elhairpar.
Y. Ghulam S a r w a r,

Bhata, of Binda.
Y. Ha ida r Shah,

Gardezi, of Salar

Wahan.
Y. Ghulam H a i d a r

Khan, of Multan.
Y. Machia Langrial, of

Pakhi Mian.
Y. Sultan BLiraj, of

Ghowki Mohan.
Y. Lai Khan, o f

Shajatpur.
P. Khuda Bakhsh, of

Khokhar.
P. Ala B a k h 8 h, of

Khokhar.
Y. Ohaudhri K h e m



Singh, of Shujabad
isa Sa
jabad.



Y. AsaNand, of Shu-



P. Pir Mahar Shah, of
Karanga.

P. Inajat Khan, Sargana,
of Kundsargana.

P. Salag Bam, of Mul-
tan.

P. Ghulam Mahomed
Khan, of Ludan.

P. Nur Mahomed Khan,
of Lodhran.



Father's xiame.



Sadarndin

Hajat Shah ...

Sayad Manga
Shah.

Pirzada Murad
Bakhsh, Bhata.

Gh ar a g b
Bakhsh.

Jafar Shah ...

Mahomed Yar

Khan.
Mitha

Sada Hiraj ...

Kaura Khan ...

XJmar All

Ditto

Mohan Lai ...

Bila Mai

Hasain Shah...

Mahar Salabat

Gttnpat Bam, of
Biwari, Gur-
gaon.

Azim Khan ...

Aladad Khan...



73
60
55

46
60

65
60
65
46
48
43
57
55
55
43
53

47
50



Bemabks.



Belated to No.
24.



Belated to No.

95.
Belated to No.

94.



Belated to No.

140.
Brother of No.

139.



Divisional
Tr^surer.



DARBARIS OF THE SIALKOT DISTRICT.



18



174



V. Sardar J a g j o d h
Singh.



Prince Pashora
Singh.



Lives at Baraich
in Gudh, grand-
son of the late
Maharaj a
Banjit Singh,
of Lahore.



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Pbbckdence.



I



19



84



87



91



98



99






Name, family and plaoe
of residence.



204 V. Sardar R i c h p a 1
Singh, of Siranwali

246 V. Sardar Dayal Singh,
Eunjahia, of
Wadala.

261 V. Sardar B a g h e 1
Singh, Bai Baha-
dar, of Wadala.

580 V. Sardar Gurbakhsh
Singh, of Mana-
wala, Raja.

590 S u b a d a r-Major
Sardar Bahadar
Jagat Singh, of
Kalalwala, Pasrar.

591 V. S ubadar-Major
Sakandar Khan,
Sardar Bahadar, of
Mahta Suia, Raya.

692 P. Mahant P a r e m
Singh, of Baba ki
Ber, Sialkot.
P. Diwan Chand, of
Sialkot.

P. Sardar Hari Singh,
Rai Bahadar, Kalal,
of Sialkot.



Father's



Sardar Mangal

Singh.
Sardar Ganda

Singh.

Sardar Sahib
Singh.

Sardar H i r a
Singh.



Bbxabkii.



Mahant Nahal
Singh.

Gttnpat Rai ...



Amar Singh ...



Late Assistant
Snperi n t e nd-
ent. Police, in
the Andamans.



54



52



President, Muni-
cipal o m-
mittee, Sialkot.

Ea;- Comm issariat
^gent.



DARBAKIS OF THE GUJRANWALA DISTRICT.



11


166


15


170


16


171


29


249


80


255


3'i


256


32


257



V. Sardar Mahar Singh,

Chachi, of Wazira-

bad.
V. Sardar B a 1 w a n t

Singh, of Botala.
V. Sardar Ichra Singh,

of Gujranwala.
y. Lala Ram Das, of

Gujranwala.
V. Diwan Hari Singh,

of Akalgarh.
V. Sar d a r P a r t a b

Sin^h, of Botala.
V. SardarKarpal

Singh, of Botala.



Sardar Gurdit
Singh.

Sardar Nahal

Singh.
Sardar Arjan

Singh.
Rai Mul Singh.

Diwan Mnl

Singh.
Sardar Ganda

Singh.



ign.
Ditt^



itto.



32

38
38
17
37
49
61



Related to No.
31.



Related to Nos.

43 and 44.
Related to No.

15.

Ditto.



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259


V.


Sar dar Jawal a
Singh, of Botala.


Sardar Ganda
Singh.


45


Belated to No.
15.


33A


259A


P.


Sardar Arjan
Singh, of Botala.


Sardar Mahtab
Singh.


...


Ditto.


42


405


V.


Sar dar Basant
Singh, Man, of
Moghalchak.


Sardar Fateh
Singh.


...


Belated to Nos.
47 and 79.














43


406


V.


Daryai Mai of Akal-


D i wanBam


•«.


Belated to No.


44


407


P.


Manohar Lai, of
Akalgarh.


Ghand.
KahanChand...


36


. 30.

Ditto.


45


409


V.


Sardar B a h a d a r
Basaldar Man
Sin^h, CLE. of
Eunala.


Sardar Dawa
Singh.


75


Guardian of the
Darbar Sahib
at Amritsar.


47


412


V.


Narain Singh, Man,
of Jokhian.


Sardar Jagat
Singh.


33


Belated to No.
42.


59


427


p.


Earn C h a n d, of
Veroki.


Colonel Mutsadi
Mai, Sardar
Bahadar.


48




77


495


V.


Diwan Sant Bam, of
Eminabad.


Diwan Elaram
Chand.


56


Brother of No.

78.


78


496


V.


Mohan Lai, of
Eminabad.


Ditto.


50


Brother of No.
77.


79


497


V.


Jamiat Singh, Man,
of Moghalchak.


Sardar Diwan
Singh.


55


Belated to No.
42.


80


498


V.


Sardar Amir Singh,
Chimni, of Q n j-
ranwala.


Sardar Kukma
Singh.


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Belated to No.
8L


81


4^


V.


Sardar Lahna
Singh, Chimni, of
Gujranwala.


Sardar S h e r
Singh.


49


Belated to No.
80. '


82


549


p.


Ganda Mai, of
Sodhra.


Diwan Banpat
Rai.


35




83


552


p.


Bishan Das, of
Gujranwala.


Balram Farohit


42




84


553


V.


Manohar Lai, of
Wazirabad.


Diwan Batan
Chand.


30




85


566


p.


Mirza Zafarula
Khan, of Rajaori.


Mirza Y a y a
Khan.


29


His re 1 a t i y e
Fakirula Khan
Bahadar, also a
Darbari in this
dbtrict, died in
February 1889.
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61


416


V.


Malik Jahan Khan,
Tawana, Basaldar-
Major, Sardar Ba-
hadar, of Jahana-


Gholam Hasain,


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52


417


P.


Malik Khnda
Bakhsh. Tawana, of
Khwajabad.

Malik Mahomed


Saltan Mahmnd.


23




58


418


V.


Malik Jahan


40


Belated to No.








Khan, of M i t h a


Khan.




3.








Tawana.








54


419


V.


MalikAlamSher
Khan, Tawana, of
Mitha Tawana.


Fateh Khan...


51


Ditto.


65


420


V.


Malik Sher Bahadar
Khan, Tawana, of
Mitha Tawana.


Malik Fafeh
Khan.


43


Ditto.


56


421


P.


Khan Bahadar
Malik Hakim
Khan, Nun, late
Tahsildar, of Kot
Hakim Khan.


Malik Jahan
Khan.


61


Ditto.


57


422


T.


Malik Ahmad Khan,
Tawana, of Mitha
Tawana.


Malik Fateh
Khan.


44


Ditto.


58


423


V.


Malik Fateh Khan,
Tawana, of Muz-
afarbad.


Malik Ah mad
Yar Khan.


64


Ditto.


63


432


V.


Diwan Jawahir Mai,
of Bhera.


Diwan Bishan
Das.


42




DAEBARIS OP THE RAWALPINDI DISTRICT.


1


26 1V.


Baba Khem Singh,


Baba Atar


561








Bedi, CLE., of


Singh.












Kalar.








5


102




Sardar Fateh Khan,
Gheba, Khan Ba-
hadar, of Kot.


Sardar Mahom-
ed Khan.


69




7


113


V.


Fakir Mahomed
Khan, of Makhad.


Sardar Ghnlam
Mahomed
Khan.


43


la also on the
Kohat List '
Darbaris.


8


139


V.


Malik Aulia Khan,
of Pindi Gheb.


Malak Ala Yar
Khan.


45


Related to
14.


10


164


V.


Sardar Amrik
Singh, Chachi, of


Sardar Sir
Nahal Singh,


48


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1




13


168


V.


Sardar Kale Khan,
Khatar, of Dhrek,


Fateh Khan ...


41


Belated to No.
38.


14


169


V.


Fateh Jang.
HaUk Nawab Khan,
of Pindi Gheb.


Malik Fateh
Khan.


21


Belated to No. 8.


20


206


V.


Malik Boshan Din,
Shekh, of Shams-
abad, Attock.


Malik FiroB
Khan.


40




21


207


V.


Kazi Fateh Ahmad,
of Gondal, Attock.


Fazal Ahmad ...


34




24


210


V.


Karamdad "Khan,


Baja Hajatula
Khan.


27


Belated to the








Gakhar, of Pharwala.




Kazara Gukhars.


38


393


V.


Nawab Khan,Khatar
' of Dhrek.


Fazal Khan ...


36


Belated to No.
13.


89


394


V.


Ohaudhri Ahmad
Khan, Alpial, of
.Cbakri.


Ohaudhri Sher
Khan.


43




48


413


V.


Sardar Sujan Singh,
Eai Bahadar, of


Nand Singh .,.


43






















Bawalpindi.








56A


#••


P.


Bakhshi Teia Singh,
of Kantrila.


Gt>har Singh ...


50
















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433


P.


BabaNarotam Singh,
of Bawalpindi.


Baba Hari
Singh.


26




66


435


V.


Sardar Tara Singh,
of Taragarh.


Labha Singh...


4Q


Belated to No.
97,


68


437


P.


Fateh Khan, of Malal


Budha Khan...


30




69


438


P.


Bishan Das, of Said-
pur, Bawcdpindi.
Bnagat Hira Hand,


Batan Chand...


43




97


775


P.


Bhasat Jawahir


69


Belated to No.








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1^


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86
90

90A
95
96


575
692

592A
739
740


V. Sardar Bant Singh,

of Garjakh.
y. Malik Bahmat Khan,

KhanBahadar, of

Gk^rhi Awan.
P. Asa Singh, of

Ghnhar Kana.
P. Karam Ilahi, Ghata,

of Ahmadnagar.
P. Bam D a y a 1, o f

Bafisabad.


Sardar Fateh

Singh.
Mian Karam

Ilahi.

Jawand Singh
Khnda Bakhsh,
Hnshnak Bai ...


33
63

42
37
65





DARBARIS OF THE GUJRAT DISTRICT.



9


163


22


208


23


209


36


263


49


414


50


415


72
73


441
442


74


443


92


705



Y. Baja Ali Buhadar

Khan, of Gnjrat.
V. Sardar Hari Singh,

Lamba, of Pindi

Lala, Phalia.
Y. Baja Snltan Khan,

of Pothi.
Y. Sardar Bam Singh,

of Khobar.
Y. Sardar Kahar Singh

(commonly called

Nand Singh, of

Khewa).
Y. Ghandhri Bnbala, of

Harianwala.
P. Ilamdin, of Bahawal.
P. Mahomed Khan, of

Dinga.
Y. Balbhadar, of

Kiladar.
P. S n b a dar-M a j o r

Samand Shah

Bahadar, of Gnjrat.



Baja Fazal Dad

Khan.
Sardar A t a r

Singh.

Baja Sher Jang.

Sardar Kahan

Singh.
Sardar Elishan

Singh.



G h audhri

Sharf.
Walidad
G hau dhri

Abdula Khan.
Pandit Gankak.

Sadik Shah ...



41
37

59
49
32

43

54
50

26

71



DAKBARIS OF THE JHILAM DISTRICT.



25


211


P. Sodhi Sher Singh,


Sodhi Sham


45


Belated to No8.






of Karanpnr, Pind
Dadan Khan.


Singh.




- 26 and 27.












26


212


P. Sodhi Hari Singh,
of Haranpar, Pind
Dadan Khan.


Mul Singh ...


23


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218


P.


Sodhi S a p u r a n
Singh, of Haran-
por, JPind Dadan
Khan.


Sodhi N a h a 1
Singh.


54


Belated to No.
25.


























41


896


P.


Baja Sardar Khan,
Khokhar, of


Khada Bakhsh


39










Khan.












Ahmadabad.








60


429


P.


Sultan Fateh Ma-
homed, of Pind
Dadan Khan.


Sultan Ahmad
Khan, Khokhar.


39




61


430




Baja Saif Ali, Kho-


Raja Shamsher
Khan.


39










kh ar, of Pind












Dadan Khan.








62


431


P.


Malik Zaman Mehdi,
of Darapur.


Malik Khair
Mehdi Khan.


49




67


436


P.


Sardar K a r t a r
Singh, of Wahali.


Sardar Hara
Singh.


30


Belated to No.
94.


70


439


P.


Malik Ujal Khan, of
Lawa.


Malik Fateh
Khan.


59




71


440


P.


Sher Singh, of
Ohakwal.


Khazan Singh...


55




75


444


P.


M a h o m ed Khan,


Baja B 8 h a n
Khan.


29










Gakhar of Dumeli.






76


445


P.


Q a n d a ^ i ngh, of
Ohotala.


Basaldar Bishan

Singh.
Pir M h k a m


40


Belated to No.
94.


93


706


P.


Pir Sadak Shah, of


53










Karuli.


Din.






94


707


p.


Hari Singh, of
Wahali.


Sardar Kara
Singh.


26


Belated to Nos.
67 and 76.






P.


Mahomed Hasan,
of Lahri, Jhilam.


Hasain Khan...


40


Becently sanc-
tioned.



DARBARIS OF THE SHAHPUR DISTRICT,



3


56


V.


Khan Bahadar
Malik Fateh Sher
Khan, of Mitha
Tawana.


Malik Fateh
Khan.


57


Belated to Nos.
4, 6, 53, 54,
55, 56, 57 and
58.


4


57


V.


Khan Bahadar Malik
Sher Mahomed
Khan, Tawana, of
Mitha Tawana.


Malik Kadar
Bakhsh.


59


Belated to No. 3.


6


112


V.


Malik Umar Hayat
Khan, Tawana.


Malik Sahib
Khan, Khan
Bahadar.


12


Ditto.


12


167


Y.


S a rd a r Mubarak
Khan, of Sahiwal.


LangarKhan...


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- Indar Dec's grandfather, Jit Singh, was ruler of the Jamu
country north of Sialkot, a portion of the dominions of the
present Maharaja Partab Singh, representative of a junior
branch of the same family. The Jamuwal Rajputs have been
settled for many centuries in the mountain tract west of the
Bavi, and they claim to have come from Chitor before the
commencement of the Christian era. Biraj Dhar, son of the
Maharaja Man of Chitor, is said to have originally founded
the colony. Jamu proper was a much smaller tract than (he
area now embraced within the State of that name, even

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excluding Kashmir and tlie liills to the north and west. The
independent Ohiefships of Bajuri, JTasota, Mankot, Banmagar,
Basoli, Budhu, Kikhtwar, Nar, .Bioabar, and others, absorbed
later on by Maharaja Gulab Singh, formed no part of Jit
Singh's possessions. Raja B^njit Deo was in comparatively
modern times the best known of the Jamuwals. It was he
who had to bear the brunt of the Sikh attack in the early days
of the Ehalsa^ and he suffered severely at their hands. In
1773 he was on bad terms with his eldest son, Biraj Baj Deo^
and he attempted to set him aside by nominating a younger
son, Dalel Singh, as his successor. This step was naturally
distasteful to Biraj Baj, who made a practical protest by
calling in to his aid the Kanhya Sardars, Jai Singh and
Hakikat Singh, and Charat Singh Sukarchakia, grandfather
of the Maharaja Banjit Singh. Theliistory of the struggle
which followed has been given at length in another chapter.*
In one of the battles Sardar Charat Singh was killed by the
bursting of his own matchlock. The Jamuwals ultimately
succumbed to Hakikat Singh, who levied an annual tribute *
of twenty thousand rupees. Baja Biraj Baj met with his
death in a battle between the Bhangi and Kanhya Sardars
near Sialkot in 1798. The Chief ship passed to Jit Singh,
son of his younger brother Dalel Singh. He was deposed
in 1816 by Maharaja Banjit Singh, and he and his children
were driven to seek refuge in British territory. Jamu was
afterwards bestowed upon Baja Oulab Singh of the junior
branch. In 1844 Jit Singh's son^ Baghbir Deo, returned to
the Panjab and set up a claim to the old estates. But the
moment was not propitious, for Baja Gulab Singh, who
represented the younger branch of the Jamuwals, was then all-
powerful at Lahore, and Bagbhir had to rest satisfied with
the award of a jagir of the value of twelve thousand rupees
at Akhrota, near Dinanagar in the Gurdaspur district,

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where his children now reside. This allowaiiiice was made
subject to the usual condition of maintaining horse and foot
for senrice. The patrimony, with Kashmir and all its
dependencies, passed in 1846 under treaty with the British
(Government to the Maharaja Gulab Singh. Baja Baghbir
Deo's jagir was recognized and continued to him by the
British Oovemment, after deducting the grant made for the
entertainment of fighting-men whose services were no longer
required. Afterwards, at his own request, in 1852, owing
to the difficulty he experienced in managing his property,
the Baja surrendered a portion of the jagir, yielding Bs. 3,742,
taking an equivalent in the form of a cash pension, the
remaining jagir land being assessed at Rs. 679 per annum. This
pension and jagir were made perpetual to his heirs male under
orders passed in 1867. He was succeeded in the following
year by his only son, Indar Deo, the present incumbent.

Baja Indar Deo is the senior Darbari of the Gurdaspur
district. His affairs were considerably involved a few years
back, necessitating the grant to him of a Qovemment loan,
which is being gradually recovered. He recently expressed a
desire to take service in the higher grades of the Provincial
Police, but his educational acquirements were unfortunately
not on a par with his zeal for active employment.

A few words may be added to illustrate the present
position of the junior branch of the family now in power at
Jamu.

Maharaja Partab Singh, of Jamu and Kashmir, is the
grandson of the late Maharaja Gulab Singh, the founder of
the dynasty, who began life as a cavalry soldier, and for-
wards became a trusted officer under Maharaja Banjit Singh.
He was appointed Baja of Jamu after the expulsion of his
cousin. Jit Singh. He subsequently extended his authority
over Ladakh, and at the close of the Satlaj War in 1846
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seyenty-five lakhs of rupees, the grant of all the hill country^
including Kashmir with its dependencies, situated to the
eastward of the Biver Indus and westward of the River Ravi.

The relations of the Maharaja with the British Govern-
ment are mainly regulated by the Treaty of March 1846.
His Highness is boimd to assist with the whole of his
military force the British troops employed within the hills ;
and to refer to the arbitration of the Paramount Power
any disputes or questions that may arise between himself
and any neighbouring State. It is further provided that
the limits of the Maharaja's territories shall not at any time
be changed without the concurrence of the British Govern-
ment. The late Maharaja rendered excellent service during
the Mutiny. In 1 869 the privilege of adoption, accorded to him
in 1860, was extended so as to include collaterals descended
from the common ancestor, Dharab Deo. The Maharaja
receives a salute of nineteen guns, and he is entitled to a
return visit from the Viceroy. He exercises the power of
inflicting capital punishment. The State pays an annual
tribute of one horse, twelve shawl-goats, and three pairs of
shawls to Her Imperial Majesty.



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