Rai Ahmed Nawaz Khan Kharal Military Person

Rai Ahmed Khan Kharal was a freedom fighter in the Indian rebellion of 1857. He was a resident of Neeli Bar's famous town Gogera, District Sahiwal. He started his rebellion in a wide area of Punjab, Pakistan covering Ganji Bar, Neeli Bar and Sandal Bar area (an area between rivers Sutlej, Ravi River and Chenab covered with thick forests in past). A Punjabi Muslim Rajput, Rai Ahmed Khan Kharal was basically a landlord, owner of a reasonable/worth mentioning territory, he was leader of Kharal Tribe due to the prevailing injustice at that time, love for his mother land resulting differences with the rulers, he was a peace-loving landlord, with respectable status but created injustice made him the leader of the freedom fighters who carried out the famous Gogera insurrection. They also attacked the Gogera Central Jail and ensured the freedom of hundreds of freedom fighters who were kept there for actively taking part in the War of Independence 1857. These freedom fighters under the command of Rai Ahmed Khan Kharal were able to make vast part of their land totally free of the British Raj for at least three months. Their headquarters was at Kot Kamalia.

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