Pratap Singh of Kapurthala

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Kanwar Pratap Singh Bahadur

Colonel the Honourable Kanwar Pratap Singh Bahadur of Kapurthala (1871-5 December 1911) was a Punjabi politician and scholar.


The son of Kanwar Bikrama Singh of Kapurthala, Pratap Singh was an honorary magistrate and civil judge in Punjab. He served as a member of the Punjab Legislative Council from 1906 to 1911 and the Imperial Legislative Council 1910–1911. He was a founder of the Punjab Chiefs' Association.

Actively involved in the Sikh renaissance movement, Pratap Singh was a scholar of history and religion and was an eminent musicologist of his time.


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  • Sir Lepel Grifin – Rajas of the Punjab. 1873
  • Griffin & Massey – Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab 1909
  • Challenge and response (1849–1873) by Harbans Singh published in the Sikh Monthly Issue No.11, April 2003

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