Son of Watanmal was born at Hyderabad. He served in Judicial Department and retired as First Class Subodinate Judge. By religion he was Sikh but a man without any discrimination. He presided over ‘Sikh Educational Conference’ held in Punjab. He was an outstanding poet and was known as ‘Khaki’. Mirza Kalich was his close friend and both wrote/translated dramas also. His book ‘Life, Religion and Poetry of Shah’ (1890) is second to none in connection with understanding Shah Latif. He breathed his last on 10th of October 1924.