Mai Sukhan

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Mai Sukhan was the widow of late 18th century-early 19th century Sikh leader Sardar Gulab Singh Bhangi,The Rulers of the Misl Were Jatt of Dhillon Clan who Had Ruled from (1716-1810). Mai Sukhan who gained renown in Punjab for her military leadership.

Main Sukhan was a Powerful Sikh Ruler of the Punjab region famous throughout the Punjab.

In 1802, when the forces of the powerful Lahore-based Sikh emperor Ranjit Singh were in the midst of conquest of the holy city of Amritsar, the band of defenders under the command of Mai Sukhan Dhillon held them off for a considerable period of time.

She had a Son named Gurdit Singh Dhillon.

External links[edit]

  • [1] "Sikh Women in State Affairs", URL accessed 09/02/06]
  • [2] "Women in Power 1800-1840", URL accessed 09/02/06]