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Events of 1264, One Thousand Two Hundred and Sixty-Four/1847–48
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[205c] This year, corresponding to 1849 (sic),1 as a result of the resentment they harbored towards the English, the Sikhs hoisted the flags of assertiveness in the Punjab. Most prominent in the Sikh resistance was Diwan Mul Raj who led an uprising in Multan in which two Englishmen were killed. As news of the trouble spread, Chatr Singh rose in Chach-i Hazarah and led a Sikh army against General George Lawrence in Peshawar. The general escaped from Peshawar with his…

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“Events of 1264, One Thousand Two Hundred and Sixty-Four/1847–48”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000185>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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