Swarup Singh of Gingee

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Raja Swarup Singh Bundela was the fort commander of Gingee Fort in Tamil Nadu, India from 1700 until his death in 1714.


The Mughal Empire defeated the Maratha Empire at Gingee in February 1698. [1]

In return for military services, [2] the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, granted a mansab rank of 2,500 and jagir land grant of 12 lakhs (1,200,000) to Raja Swarup Singh, a Bundela Rajput chieftain, along with the kiladari (Fort Commandership) of Gingee in 1700 AD.[ citation needed ]

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  1. "A Tamil Ballad" (PDF). thirunelveli.org.
  2. Seshan, K. s s (16 September 2011). "Tale of a forgotten hero" via www.thehindu.com.
Swarup Singh of Gingee
Bundela Rajput (Tamil) Gingee Fort Commander
Preceded by
Raja Swarup Singh
Succeeded by
Raja Desingh