HADALI


HADALI (Zamindari)

 

AREA:  REVENUE:  ACCESSION: 
LOCATION: Punjab DYNASTY:  RELIGION: Sikh
PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: 
 

PREDECESSORS and SHORT
HISTORY: 

Rulers were….

    • Sardar Sujan Singh, married Sardarni Lakshmi Devi, and had
      issue.

      • Sardar Bahadur Sir Sobha Singh, born 1890 in Hadali
        Village, Khushab
        district,
        Sargodha, Punjab (now in Pakistan), educated at Amritsar; a civil
        contractor and a prominent builder and real estate owner of Delhi; he
        became the
        first lndian president of the New Delhi Municipal Committee, appointed
        a member of the Council of States; married Lady Sardarni Vira Bai
        [Varyam Kaur],
        and
        had issue, four sons and a daughter. He 18th April 1978 in Delhi. (3 Jantar
        Mantar
        Road, New Delhi)

        • Sardar Bhagwant Singh, born 1912.
        • Sardar
          Khushwant Singh, born 2nd February 1915 in Hadali Village, Khushab
          district,
          Sargodha;
          educated at St. Stephen’s College in Delhi, Government College, Lahore,
          and after his graduation, at Kings College, London and then became
          Barrister,
          Press Attaché with the rank of First Secretary, in 1975; he has
          edited Yojana, an Indian
          government journal; The Illustrated
          Weekly of India
          , and two major Indian newspapers, The National Herald and the Hindustan Times, he
          received
          the Padma Bhushan in 1974 (which he returned when the Golden
          Temple was
          stormed in 1984), Member of the Rajya Sabha 1980/1986, awarded Nishan-e-Khalsa,
          awarded
          ‘The
          Honest Man of the Year’ in 1995 by Sulabh International, the Punjab Rattan in 2006 by the
          Government of Punjab and the Padma
          Vibhushan
          in 2007 by the Government of India; publications
          include Train to Pakistan,
          1956, A History of the Sikhs,
          1963, The Company of Women,
          1999, The Illustrated History of the Sikhs, 2006; married
          30th
          October 1939 in Delhi, Sardarni Kaval Malik, died 2002, daughter of Sir
          Teja Singh
          Malik,
          and has issue.

          • Sardar Rahul Singh
          • Mala Singh, married Ravi Dayal, born 1938, educated
            at Oxford University,
            graduating with a Masters in History; joined the Oxford University
            Press, working as Editor in
            Mumbai and later as head of its Chennai office; he also set up the
            OUP’s
            office in Delhi and remained its Chief Executive Officer for
            many years, retiring in 1987, after which he opened his own publishing
            company (Ravi Dayal Publishers) in the capital, he died 3rd June 2006;
            and has issue, one daughter.

            • Naina Dayal
        • Major Sardar Gurbakash Singh
        • Sardar Daljit Singh
        • Sardarni Mohinder Kaur, married Sardar Jaspal Singh
          Virk of
          Jandiala Guru in Amritsar,
          and
          had issue, two sons and one daughter.

 

        • Sardar Shivinder
          Singh Virk, married
          Rukhsana Sultana, a socialite and political activist during the
          Emergency Era; and
          has issue.

          • Amrita Singh, born 9th February 1958, made
            her Bollywood debut in 1983 with Betaab,
            a
            highly successful film, followed up by a number of other successful
            roles, retiring in 1993 to concentrate on her family life;
            married
            October
            1991 (sep’d. 2004),
            Nawabzada
            Saif Ali Khan (now Nawab) of Pataudi,
            and has issue.
        • Sardar Jagvinder Singh
          Virk (Binny), married Sardarni Rajinder Baldev Singh (Happy), daughter
          of
          Sardar Bahadur Sir General Baldev Singh, K.C.I.E., Commander-in-Chief
          Jind State Forces, and the last Prime Minister of the Jind State, who
          handed over the State to the Republic of India; and has issue.
          • Sanam Singh
        • Raymon Kaur [Rani
          Sukriti Kumari of Nalagarh], born 1st September 1948, married 7th April
          1968, Raja Vijayendra Singh of Nalagarh,
          and
          has issue.
    • Sardar Ujjal Singh, born 27th December 1895 in Sindh
      Sagar Doab of the Punjab (now in Pakistan); educated at Gurmukhikalsa
      Collegiate School, Amritsar and Government College, Lahore (M.A.
      History); Member of the college Hockey XI; returned home to manage the
      vast family acreage in
      Multan district; M.L.C. (Punjab) 1926/1956; Member of the
      Viceroy`s Consultative Committee on Reforms to 1932; Member of the
      first Shiromani Gurdwara
      Parbandhak Committee; Home Secretary in the
      Unionist ministry in Punjab 1937/1942; Indian delegate to the Inited
      Nations Conference on Food and Agriculture (Canada) in
      1945; elected a Member of the Constituent Assembly in 1946; Minister of
      Industries and Civil Supplies 1949/1956; Minister of Finance and
      Industries 1949/1956; Member, Finance Commission 1956/1957; Member,
      Punjabi University Commission 1960/-; Governor of the Punjab (1.9.1965)
      – (27.6.1966); Governor of Tamil Nadu (28.6.1966) – (25.5.1971). He
      died 15th February 1983 in New Delhi.

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Amarindar Singh Chopra, grand-nephew of Sardar Khushwant
    Singh

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