Divan Singh Ramgharia
Soldier & Jagirdar (D.1834)
Soldier and jigirdar in Sikh times, was, son of Tara Singh (d. 1759) and nephew of Jassa Singh (d. 1800), the famous Ramgarhia Sardar. As a young man he built for himself a fort near Qadian and named it Thakargarh. With a garrison of 1400 horsemen, he fixed his residence in it.
When on the death in 1816 of his cousin, Jodh Singh, there was a dispute about the family estate and Maharaja Ranjit Singh tried to intervene, he fled to Patiala. He met with a friendly reception there, but,was forced to leave the city. Eventually, he submitted to Maharaja Ranjit Singh and was granted a handsome jagir. He was sent in command of about 1,000 men to Biramuld cantonment in Kashmir, a difficult hill post on the road to Srinagar. He remained on duty in Baramula cantonment until he died in 1834.