Misr Diwan Chand

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'Misr Diwan Chand was a notable pillar of the state[1] of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's reign. A Brahmin, he rose from petty clerk to chief of artillery and commander-in-chief of the armies that conquered Multan and Kashmir.[2][3]

Diwan Misr Chand was a Hindu and the second commander in chief of Sikh Empire, the first commander in chief of Sikh empire was General Dewan Mokham Chand and the third being Hari Singh Nalwa[4][5]he was a great warrior and general and achieve the title of "fateh-o-nusrat-nasib"(means who never loss in war) from maharaja ranjit singh .


  1. ^ Kashīr, being a history of Kashmir from the earliest times to our own by Ghulām Muhyi'd Dīn Sūfī - 1974
  2. ^ Punjab History Conference, Thirty-ninth session, March 16–18, 2007: proceedings, Navtej Singh, Punjabi University. Dept. of Punjab Historical Studies
  3. ^ Jaques, T. (2007). Dictionary of Battles and Sieges: P-Z. Greenwood Press. p. 938. ISBN 9780313335396. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  4. ^ Grewal, J.S. (1998). The Sikhs of the Punjab. Cambridge University Press. p. 114. ISBN 9780521637640. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  5. ^ Roy, K. (2011). War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849. Taylor & Francis. p. 147. ISBN 9781136790874. Retrieved 2015-09-14.