Akali Prahlad Singh

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Honorable Jathedar
Baba Prahlad Singh
ਮਾਣਯੋਗ ਜਥੇਦਾਰ
ਬਾਬਾ ਪ੍ਰਹਲਾਦ ਸਿੰਘ
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Shaheed
8th Jathedar of Akal Takht
In office
1846 – Unknown
Preceded by Hanuman Singh
Succeeded by Arur Singh Naushera
8th Jathedar of Buddha Dal
In office
1846 – Unknown
Preceded by Hanuman Singh
Succeeded by Gian Singh
Personal details
Born Prahlad Singh
Died Hazur Sahib, Nanded, Hindostan
Nationality Sikh
Mother Bishan Kaur
Father Jagat Singh

Jathedar Prahlad Singh was a Nihang Singh and 8th Jathedar of Shiromani Panth Budha Dal.[1] He became Jathedar of Budha Dal in 1846 and also became Jathedar of Akal Takhat.

When Nihang Singhs moved out of Punjab after fighting with Patiala Ruler and British, they started moving towards Nanded. Ala Singh a Nihang priest with Hindu ideology attacked these wounded and tired singhs. Prahlad Singh attained martyrdom while fighting with Priest Ala Singh of Hazoor Sahib and Ala Singh also got killed in same battle.[2]

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Preceded by:
Jathedar Baba Hanuman Singh Nihang
Jathedar Prahlad Singh Followed by:
Jathedar Gian Singh