Samadh Sardar Mahan Singh at Gujranwala
Sardar Mahan Singh was born in the house of Charrat Singh in Samvat 1760. In 1722 AD. He took the reins of his Misl, forged an alliance with many Sikh Sardars of Punjab and laid the foundation of a big Sikh State. His son Sardar Ranjit Singh expanded this state and became the ruler of Punjab and Sher-e-Punjab (Lion of Punjab).
Sardar Mahan Singh died in 1792 AD at Gujranwala. The present building was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the memory of his father. It is located in one corner of famous Sheranwala Bagh of Gujranwala.
|Text and photographs:Historical Sikh Shrines in Pakistan : Iqbal Qaiser|