NAKKAI

 

NAKKAI (Misl) 

 

 

VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: 9 lakhs ACCESSION: 1810
LOCATION: Punjab DYNASTY: Nakkai RELIGION: Sikh
MILITARY STRENGTH: 7,000 CAPITAL: Chunian

 

PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: This
misl
could
put
approximately 7,000 horsemen into the field. It
held territory between the Ravi and Sutlej rivers to the west of
Lahore, including Baharwal, Khem Karan and Khudian. Misldhars were…

  • Chaudhry Hem Raj, married and had issue.
    • Sardar Hira Singh (qv)
    • Dasundhi
    • Natha Singh, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Nar Singh (qv)
      • Sardar Ran Singh (qv)
      • Gurbakhsh Singh
    • Galla

  • Sardar Hira Singh,
    1st Misldhar of Nakkai misl 1748/1767, born 1706, he took Amrit Sanchar
    (Sikh Baptism) in 1731, about the middle of the 18th century,
    at the time that the Sikhs grew powerful, he took possession of the
    Nakka
    country, lying between Lahore and Gogaira, and it gave its name to his
    family and to the misl which
    he commanded, he captured Chunian from the Afghans, and joined the
    Kanhaiyas and Bhangis in their attacks on the fading Mughal power;
    married and had issue. He was killed in a battle for Pakpattan in 1767
    and was cremated at Baharwal.

    • Sardar Dal Singh, killed in 1790/1791.
  • Sardar Nar Singh,
    2nd Misldhar of Nakkai misl 1757/1768, he succeeded his uncle to the
    command
    of the misl. He was killed in
    a fight at Kot Kumaliah in 1768.
  • Sardar Ran Singh,
    3rd Misldhar of Nakkai misl 1768/1781, he succeeded his brother to the
    command of the misl, which
    rose to some strength and importance, and it could raise 2,000 horsemen
    with camel swivels and some guns, and afterwards they were able to hold
    Chunian, part of the Kassur, Sharakpur and Gogaira parganas, and at one
    time, Kot Kumaliah, the head-quarters of the Kharral tribe; married and
    had issue. He died 1781.

    • Sardar Bhagwan Singh (qv)
    • Sardar Gyan Singh (qv)
    • Sardar Khazan Singh, he was granted in compensation a
      jagir at Nankot in 1810, married and had issue.

      • Panju Singh
    • Bibiji Raj Kaur, betrothed about 1784 and married
      1798, Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore,
      and had issue.
    • Bibiji Datar Kaur, married Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and had
      issue.
  • Sardar Bhagwan Singh,
    4th
    Misldhar of Nakkai misl 1781/1789, he succeeded his father to the
    command of the misl, but was
    unable to hold on to the territory his father had acquired. He was
    killed in a quarrel with Sardar Wazir Singh Syadwala in 1789.
  • Sardar Gyan Singh,
    5th Misldhar of Nakkai misl 1789/1807, he succeeded his brother to the
    command of the misl, married
    and had issue. He died 1807.

    • Bibiji Ratan Kaur, married Sardar Ram Singh
      Taragharia.
    • Sardar Khan Singh (qv)
    • Bibiji Dya Kaur, married Sardar Amar Singh Veglia.
  • Sardar Kahn Singh,
    6th Misldhar of Nakkai misl 1807/1810, all his familiy’s possessions
    were seized by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1810, who granted him in
    compensation a jagir at Bahrwal, he was appointed a jagiri Magistrate
    at Bahrwal in 1860, married and had issue.

    • Hukum Singh
    • Atar Singh, he joined the rebels at Multan in
      1848, married and had issue.

      • Bibiji Partab Kaur, married a son of Sardar
        Fateh Singh Taragharia.
      • Labh Singh
      • Bibiji Mahtab Kaur, married Sardar Ganda Singh
        Kulbajwa.
      • Lehna Singh
    • Chattar Singh, married and had issue, three sons
      and two daughters. He died 1857.

      • Bibiji Isa Kaur, married Kanwar Nihal Singh, son of
        Sardar Jaggat Singh Mann of Mogalchak.
      • Bibiji Thakar Kaur, married Amar Singh, son of
        Commandant Diwan Singh.
      • Thakur Singh
      • Partab Singh
      • Ranjodh Singh, married and had issue.
        • Udho Singh
        • Narayan Singh
    • Sardar Isar Singh
    • Bibiji (name unknown)
      Kaur, betrothed to Sardar Amar Singh, Provincial Darbari and Zaildar
      (see Nishanwalia misl)

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Sardar Ishar Singh Nakai, he converted to
    Islam under the influence of a dancer, whom he eventually married and
    had issue.

    • generation/s
      • Sardar Muhammad Arif
        Nakai Sandhu, M.L.A. (Punjab) 1985/1996 for four consecutive terms,
        Minister for Revenue,
        Minister for Forests, Minister for Livestock & Dairy Development
        Department, Minister for Industries and Mineral Development, Chief
        Minister of Punjab [13.9.1995] – [3.11.1996], married and had issue. He
        died
        1st March 2000 was buried
        in his home village, Adhen.
        • Sardar Muhammad Asif Nakai, born 28th August 1960 in
          Kasur, educated at the University of the Punjab, Lahore (1983), Nazim,
          Tehsil Council Pattoki 2001/2002, former Federal Minister
          of
          State for Housing and Works
        • Sardar Pervaiz Hassan Nakai
        • Sardar Atif Nakai, current
          Tehsil Nazim of Pattoki Tehsil.
        • Daughter, married Sardar Muhammad Talib Nakai

 

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