Pran Sukh Yadav

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Pran Sukh Yadav
Born1802
Punjab
Died1888[1]
Nihalpura, Neemrana, Rajasthan
Service/branchSikh Empire flag.jpgSikh Khalsa Army
Years of service1819-1888
RankCommander
Battles/wars

Pran Sukh Yadav (1802–1888) was a military commander.[2] He a revolutionary of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and as a close friend of Hari Singh Nalwa and the Punjab ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh.[3]

In his early career, Yadav trained the Sikh Khalsa Army. After the death of Ranjit Singh, he fought in both the First and Second Anglo-Sikh Wars. His hatred of the British after the defeat of Sikhs led him to begin giving military training to the farmers of Alwar, Rewari, Narnaul, Ahirwal and Mahendragarh region.[4]

Revolt of 1857[edit]

In the revolt of 1857, Rao Tula Ram, Rao Jaitsi Singh and Pran Sukh Yadav fought against the British forces at Nasibpur and then went to Russia to seek military help but died on the way. [5][need quotation to verify]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mahendragarh at A Glance >> History >>Modern Period". mahendragarh.gov.in. National portal of India. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Pran: Pran News in Hindi, Videos, Photo Gallery – IBN Khabar". khabar.ibnlive.com. ibnlive.com. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  3. ^ Nayyar, Gurbachan Singh; Bureau, Punjabi University Publication (1995). The campaigns of General Hari Singh Nalwa (1st ed.). Patiala: Punjabi University. ISBN 9788173801419. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  4. ^ Six Battles for India: The Anglo-Sikh Wars, 1848-6, 1848-9. Arthur Barker Limited. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  5. ^ Jawaharlal Nehru University, Centre for Historical Studies (1997). Studies in History Vol 13. New Delhi: Sage. Retrieved 11 July 2016.