Mai Sukhan

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Mai Sukhan was the widow of late 18th century-early 19th century Sikh Bhangi ruler Gulab Singh Bhangi, a Dhillon Jatt, who gained renown in Punjab for her military leadership.

In 1805, when the forces of the powerful Lahore-based Maharaja Ranjit Singh were in the midst of conquest of the holy city of Amritsar, the band of defenders under the command of Mai Sukhan held them off for a considerable period of time. She had a son named Gurdit Singh Dhillon, who was ten at that time.