Abhiman Singh Basnet
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Abhiman Singh Basnyat
|श्री काजी अभिमान सिंह बस्न्यात|
|Army Chief of Nepal|
|Preceded by||Kalu Pande|
|Mother||Suraprabha Thapa Basnyat|
|Father||Shivaram Singh Basnyat|
|Relatives||Brothers Naahar Singh Basnyat, Kehar Singh Basnyat, Dhokal Singh Basnyat|
Abhiman Singh Basnyat(Nepali: अभिमान सिंह बस्न्यात) was the third son of Noble man Badabeer Kazi Shivaram Singh Basnyat, who was the first military leader of Gorkha. He laid down his life in a campaign to unify Nepal in 1746 in Chhaling, (Naldum) near Bhaktapur. His mother was Surprabha, daughter of some Thapa Nobleman.
Abhiman Singh had three brothers. His two elder brothers were Kazi Naahar Singh Basnyat and Kazi Kehar Singh Basnyat. His youngest brother, Kazi Dhokal Singh Basnyat, who became the governor of Kumaun, was the first owner of the present Narayanhity Palace.
Abhiman Singh died at the age of fifty-six in 1857. He was reported to have died from a fever, possibly malaria.