But in the reformist movement of Satguru Ram Singh Ji, the British rulers started to see a danger to their authority. The reports were also to the effect that the Guru wanted to re-establish Khalsa Rule. Hence it was ordered by the Government of Punjab on 03-07-1863 that “Ram Singh is to be directed to remain in his village & the police will keep themselves informed. and report direct on his (Satguru Ram Singh) proceedings”.
This vigil lasted till 13.02.1867