Chronology and subject matter related to Baba Banda Singh Bahadur

Date Events
05 Oct. 1708 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur left Nander with Bhagwant Singh Bangeshari’s caravan.
Oct. 1709 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur covers a distance  of more than 1500 K.M(Travelled through Khan Desh, Mandsaur, Ajmer, Phulera, Churu, Bharatpur and reached Bangar Desh.
Nov. 1709 Captured royal treasury of Kaithal.
26 Nov. 1709 Captured Samana and appointed Fateh Singh as the Governor of Samana.
Dec. 1709 Captured Ghuram, Sanour, Thaska, Tahnesar, Dahmala, Shahabad, Mustafabad, Kunj Pura and Kapori.
Dec. 1709 Captured mighty Sadhaura and killed Osman Khan, Governor of Sadhaura and renamed it as Ajaibnagar.
Jan. 1710 Stationed  at Lohgarh and made it as Sikh State Capital.
12 May 1710 Sarhind most powerful province  of Mugal Empire captured by Baba Banda Singh Bahadur.
July 1710 Returned to Lohgarh.
11 July 1710 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur captured  Saharanpur and Buria was renamed as Gulab Nagar.
Aug. 1710 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur captured Muzaffar Nagar.
Sep.-Oct. 1710 The Muslim priests of Lahore declared jehad against Sikhs.
26 Dec. 1710 Emperor Bahadur Shah and encamps near sadhaura. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur closed doors of Lohgarh and moved with his army to conquer the other parts of Punjab including Lahore, as the Mughal army was engaged  at Sadhaura. Raja of Nahan Bhup Parkash was arrested and Mughals were never able to capture Lohgarh.
Jan. 1711 Married to Sushil Kaur d/o Ruler of Chamba.
04 Feb. 1711 Emperor set out for Saharanpur and Buria; Khan Khanan, Munaim Khan indisposed; Baba Banda Singh Bahadur supported by 8000 horsemen and foot soldiers were still in hill, status well prepared to give a fight;  but due to heavy snow, passage blocked and hill chiefs could not arrest him; Movement of the emperor not certain but there was a rumour that he will go to Guru ka Chak ( Amritsar) via Ludhiana.
01 Mar. 1711 The Banda has encamped near Saharanpur; fear of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur is so wide spread that the Mughal officials and general public do not move out of the cities.
06 March 1711 Informed that Rustam Dil Khan assisted by Hamid Khan and isfandyar Khan has been deputed to chastie Baba Banda Singh Bahadur who had appeared in the hills of Kulu; it is said that  an army of 40000 soldiers at his command; The impact of Sikh uprising was very severe in the direction of Lahore.
07 March 1711 It referred  to the politics  at the Mughal court, dissensions  and disunity among the princes; the Sikhs have established complete sway up to the outskirts of the Lahore, consequently city’s outer market has moved inside the city.
18 April 1711 On response to an enquiry it reported that Raja of Nahan has been put  in the prison of Salimgarh (Delhi); the emperor arrived in Chhat-Banur, bridge  over Sutlej getting ready; animals of the people of Sadhaura taken away by the Sikhs; Vanjaras community of that place helping the Sikhs.
09 May 1711 It stated that Baba Banda Singh Bahadur has established himself at Kalanour; the Hindus and Muslims  joined his armies; the Emperor has crossed the river Sutlej and advanced towards Kalanour; Mohammed Amin Khan along with Raja Mohkam Singh has been assigned expedition against the Sikhs.
13 June 1711 It referred to a report from Agra that Kharag Singh and  other Sikhs have been captured; from them a letter of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur written to the Rajput chiefs was recovered; such type of negligence is very harmful and in future  be careful; Baba Banda Singh Bahadur is said to have gone towards Lakhi Jungle with a motive to reach Ajmer.
02 July 1711 Emperor remarked  that though two encounters  had taken place but the Mughal army failed to capture Baba Banda Singh Bahadur; no Mughal noble dares to march against the Sikhs; strategy to fight the Sikhs that one column of Mughal army be stationed  towards the east of river Beas and another in the foot hills of Shivalik; the Emperor ordered the Rajput chiefs to take position on the left bank of river Sutlej and chastise Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in case he appear there.
30 July 1711 Instead of presenting at Mughal court, the Rajput chiefs  were ordered to move quickly and take position at Sadhaura.
22 Aug. 1711 Referred to consultations over the issue of royal order regarding jagirs  to Rajas; the Emperor would stay for a couple of months in Lahore; Baba Banda Singh Bahadur has moved towards  Sadhaura.
30 Aug. 1711 The writer advised Raja Jai Singh to prevail upon Raja Ajit Singh for counseling  him to render the Mughal service with zeal; the Emperor has ordered the Rajas to confront with  Baba Banda Singh Bahadur at Sadhaura, liquidate him and earn the royal favour.
07 Dec 1711 Informed  that Mahabat Khan has asked the Rajas to stay for a few more days at Sadhaura in order to capture Baba Banda Singh Bahadur; however before the Gurjbardar arrived the Rajas had departed.
Jan. 1712 Ajay Singh the son of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was born at Lohgarh.
May 1712 It informed that Baba Banda Singh Bahadur has reoccupied Lohgarh; fort  the Sikhs thanas established; Mohammed Amin Khan engaged for fighting; now he is prepared  for an attack on Lohgarh.
April 1713 Mohammad Amin Khan and Abdus Samad Khan has taken position near Lohgarh; Baba Banda Singh Bahadur encamped inside the fort; ready to give tough fight to Mughal army.
06 Aug. 1713 Lohgarh besieged  by the Mughal army; In heavy downpour; the Sikh strategy of war fare and under fortification of Lohgarh; sudden Sikh attacked on the Mughals suddenly.
27-29 Aug 1713 It refered to Abdus Samad Khan’s plans to raid Lohgarh and Stargarh; clashes between the Mughal and Sikh forces and losses on the side of Mughals; impression about Abdus Samad Khan that he was a coward and there is no unity among the Mughal nobles.
Dec 1713 As strategy of war Baba Banda Singh Bahadur again left the fort and escaped hill area.
Sep 1714 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur returned to the plain area of Punjab again.
Feb 1715 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur captured Batala and Kalanour.
19 March 1715 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur reached Garhi of Gurdass Nangal.
April 1715 Mughal besieged  the Fort of Gurdass Nangal.
07 Dec 1715 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and his companions were arrested.
27 Feb 1716 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and Sikhs were imprisoned in Salim Garh Fort at  Delhi.
05 March 1716 Execution of 700 Sikh prisoners started.
09 June 1716 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was executed along with his son Ajay Singh, who was only 4 and ½ years old.