He is known for his role in the conquests of Kasur, Sialkot, Attock, Multan, Kashmir, Peshawar and Jamrud.
He is also the founder of Haripur city in Pakistan, which is named after him. One and only chief commander in the world who wins the Dra-i-khyber.
|The map was drawn by British of Punjab and surrounding areas in 1837|
Family background of Sardar Hari Singh Nalua
religion in the time of Shri Guru Govind Singh Ji. Sardar Narren Singh‘s son Sardar Gurdit Singh was fought in the wars with Sardar Chaddat Singh sukar-chakriya(grandfather of Maharaja Ranjit Singh).his son Sardar Gurdeyal Singh fought in the wars with Sardar Maha Singh(father of Maharaja Ranjit Singh).
Maharaja Ranjit Singh was an 11-year elder then Sardar Hari Singh Nalua.
Hari Singh born in 1791 and his father’s name was Sardar Gurdeyal Singh, and his mother’s name is Mata Dharam Kaur.
in the age of 7 and half a year, his father was dead. Then he lives in his mother’s house.
Education and fighting skills
How to Add name NALUA with his name
At the age of 17 years, he killed the lion with his hands, after this incidence ‘NALUA’ word adds with his name.
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His Victories and achievements
1. At the age of 15 and a half, he plays an important role to win Kasur.
2. At the age of 17th year, he killed a lion by hand.
3. He wins Multan, in this war, he fights with Mujafir khan, he wounded seriously but he wins Multan.
4. He wins Frantiar, Jammu & Kashmir and Peshawar. After 800 years, Sikhs free Peshawar from Mughals. at this time From Kabul, Dost Muhammed khan writes a letter to Sardar Hari Singh Naula that Peshawar is Muslim property if You no free Peshawar then we will kill you both of all. Hari Singh Nalua and Kaber-no-Nehal Singh replay of this latter that this area before 800 year belongs to Punjab, Muslim are capture this. they write ‘ Hak-Ba-Hakdar Rashid’. in facts dost Muhamad khan knows that if they win Peshawar then the next step is Attak, then jamrud, then Jalalabad, then end of Kabul.
5. He made the governor of Kashmir in this time, he has the authority to release a coin of his name. he releases coins of his name.
|coins issued by Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa|
6. He established a city name Haripura in the area of Mujafrabad. The name city today is Tarakpura, which meaning is a sky-electricity. Shri Nagar had developed this time.
|the fort made by Hari Singh Nalua in 1882 in Haripura|
7. he victories of the frontier and aatok. many forts are established is this time. Bibi sharn Kaur plays a high role to win the frontier.
|bibi sharn Kaur|
8. The victory of the fort of jamrud. Dra-i-khyber called ‘The gateway of India’. all attack on India, the commander came from this way, but when Hari Singh Nalua wins the fort of jamrud, then no attacker comes from this way. Sikhs protect Punjab.
9. in 1892, The English newspaper editor ‘Kit-Bil’ write that I want to ask world peoples that Who is biggest chief commander of the world. many said that changes khan, napoleon, Baber, etc. he said that I respect of all answers which all given, but if we thought absoluteness then I said that Sardar Hari Singh Nalua is biggest chief commander of the world, who won the fort of jamrud in 40 year age. Today Americans can’t take the victory of jamrud. maybe thats a reason for the picture of Sardar Hari Singh Nalua in the office of the USA president.
10.” Hariya-awale” words use for afraid children by Persian peoples. after 40 years of his death.
11.The important incident of his life that he becomes the mother of a 19-year girl(BANO) when his age is 40year.he had the owner of the great character.
Martyrdom of his life
on 28 April 1837, Dost Muhamad Khan and his army circle around the form of jamrud. in this time 75% sikh army went for celebrating the marriage of Kaber-no-Nihal Singh. in this time Sardar Maha Singh and only 8000-foot troop and 2000 horse army in the fort. this fight between Sardar Maha Singh and Shami khan. By the use of cannons, the wall of the fort was the break and army of Shami khan was entered into the fort. The day 29 April 1837 only 700 Sikhs alive and they fight with Shami khan’s army. Bibi Harsharn Kaur gives this message to Sardar Hari Singh Nalua that time Hari Singh Nalua present into Peshawar. Hari Singh Nalua immodestly took his army and reached Jamrud on 30 April, in this battle Hari Singh kill Shami khan and Shami khan’s army run back. Hari Singh was taken the victory of that battle. but Nidhan Singh and Sardar Amar Singh followed Pathans, then Pathans attack back. Sardar Hari Singh Nalua had gone for his help. on the ways had an attack on Sardar Hari Singh Nalua by gun, in the backside of Sardar Hari Singh was fired and he was seriously wounded. he faltered on the neck of the horse. Sardar Maha Singh and other Sikhs bring him back on the fort in serious condition.in the night of 30 April, Hari Singh Nalua was got martyr.
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