Hari Singh Nalwa

Hari Singh Nalwa is one of the commanders of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s force. He was also the governor of Kashmir, Hazara and Peshawar. He was known as “Bagh Maar” (killer of tiger) after he slayed a tiger that attacked him during a hunting expedition.
He successfully prevent various Afghans from entering Punjab through Khyber Pass, which was the main route to enter India until the early 19th century. Through his series of victories, he took control over various Afghan territories. He was martyred in the battle of Jamrud, which witnessed the participation of Dost Muhammad Khan and his five sons.


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