Do I look like a hater ? Bhai Hira Singh was a visionary administrator who recognised the need of a centralised marketplace where the sellers of Lahore could come and sell their stuff without any hindrance or shame whatsoever.Hira Mandi is named after a Sikh Hira Singh, who was the top pimp in Ranjit Singh era .
Stop hating your Sikh people
So he made the Shahi Mohalla a duty free market. He looked after his subjects and all their needs very well. Even Sikh rulers used to come and shop good stuff for their own collection.