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U Lorshon Jarain

(Meghalaya)

U Lorshon Jarain was a military strategist known for his gallantry during the time of U Tirot Sing Syiem, the undisputed Chief of the Khasi people of Hima Khatsawphra in present-day Nongkhlaw near Mairang, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India.

As a commander in the army serving the kingdom governed by U Tirot Singh and his ministers, U Lorshon Jarain was a natural fighter who gave the British soldiers a tough fight in those days. It is believed that he was responsible for launching the first attack ever on Khasi soil against the might of the British soldiers. His name is mentioned among the best men of U Tirot Singh, who were renowned for executing effective strategies and providing supplies.