A revolutionary nationalist, Ajit Singh worked in close association with Lala Lajpat Rai. He was arrested for his anti- British activities and in 1907 he was deported to Mandalay. After being released, he launched a journal, Peshwa, and founded Bharat Mata Society, both of which influenced the youth of India to participate in the political affairs of the country. He fled India in 1908 but continued to work for the national cause by assisting the Ghadr Party in its activities. He passed away on August 16, 1947.