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Nahar Singh

(★ – 1858) – (Haryana)

Raja Nahar Singh was a great Jat ruler of the princely state of Ballabhgarh in Faridabad District of Haryana, India. He and his ancestors had built a fort in Faridabad around 1739. Nahar Singh was involved in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. When his father died in 1830, he was about 9 years old and was brought up by his uncle Nawal Singh, who took over the responsibility of running the state affairs. Nahar Singh was crowned in 1839.

During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, he revolted against the British rule and joined the forces led by Emperor Bahadur Shah. However, he was later captured by the British and was hanged in Chandni Chowk on 9 January 1858. As a consequence of his actions, his estate was also forfeited.