Meer Mehrab Khan himself, and eight other sirdars, were amongst the slain of the enemy.
The Sikhs were divided into twelve misls or clans, each having its own chief or Sirdar; but the Sirdars changed with the times.
The disunion of the Barukzye brethren lost Afghanistan to the Sirdars.
Two Afghan Sirdars, whose guilt respecting that tragedy had been clearly proven, were also deported and imprisoned.
I sat by the side of Runjeet, and next to me Kurruck Singh, his son, and then another long row of his sirdars.
But again the cry of slavery went forth, due to the managers leaving the new-comers in the hands of their headmen or sirdars.
One hundred and fifty sirdars perished on that eventful night, and the panic was wide-spread and general.
The whole of the sirdars and principal men of Cabul and its neighbourhood attended.
Yakoub therefore took counsel with his Sirdars as to the best course to adopt.
The loyalty of the Douranee sirdars he could extinguish, but their power he could not break by his oppressions.