Ramgarhia feels to be proud when he or she hears or read the
name of Maharaja Jassa Singh Ji Ramgarhia , Which indicates that
Maharaja Jassa Singh must have been an important person in Sikh
history. In one sentence it can be said that He was the founder
of Sikh Missal which was the most powerful and by size the
largest of all the Twelve Sikh Missals.
Maharaja Jassa Singh was the oldest son of Sardar Bhagwan Singh Bhambhra,
born in 1723, 16 years after Guru Gobind Singh has left heavenly
abode in Nander in the province of Maharashtra. At the age of 17
he was posted as a commander of the army by Zakaria khan (Ruler
Of Punjab). After serving Zakaria Khan, he joined Sardar Nand
Singh's army called the Dal Khalsa and was distinguished as
having special qualities of soldier.
By the year 1774 Maharaja Jassa Singh Ji Ramgarhia was the most
powerful Sikh Maharaja in Punjab. His kingdom was by far the
biggest and most powerful than any other Sikh Sardar's. His
kingdom stretched from deacons of Doaba to the footsteps of the
Himalayas stretching over an area of thousands of miles.