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How Did Maharaja Ranji Singh Come to Power?

Discussion in 'History of Sikhism' started by deepsingh87, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. deepsingh87

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    how did maharaja ranjit singh came to power. who gave him the right?
     
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    Maharaja Ranjit Singh

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    1. Ancestors and Childhood.
    2. Situation in Punjab.
    3. Campaign of Lahore.
    4. Afghans Engagements with Misls.
    5. Family relatives and sorroundings.
    6. Campaign of Amritsar.
    7. North West Frontier province.
    8. The treaty of Amritsar.
    9. Other Famous Campaigns.
    10. The Legacy of Maharaja.X
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    Source Maharaja Ranjit Singh ji


    This comes from the site sikh-history -- there is more information on the Internet. But for starters this should help with your question ji. Check the links numbered 1 through 10 above.
     
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    If you have never tried google timeline please give it a try. Some interesting information broken down by time units.

    [SIZE=-1]Nov 13, 1780 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]Raj Kaur,daughter of Gajpat Singh gave birth of Maharaja Ranjit Singh on 13 November 1780 here. Maharaja Hira Singh of Nabha was also born here, Lieutenant General (Retd.) Harbaksh Singh (Vir Chakra). Major General Gurbaksh Singh (DSO and OBE)-and ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]Raj Kaur,daughter of Gajpat Singh gave birth of Maharaja Ranjit Singh on 13 November 1780 here. Maharaja Hira Singh of Nabha was also born here, Lieutenant General (Retd.) Harbaksh Singh (Vir Chakra). Major General Gurbaksh Singh (DSO and OBE)-and Major Rajnit Singh also belong to this. In the village, there exists a smadh of Baba Guddar Shah who is said to have taken out the body of Raj Kaur, daughter of Maharaja Gajpat Singh buried in the large earthen vessel.[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE][SIZE=-1][/SIZE][SIZE=-1]sangrur.nic.in/html/places_to_visit.html[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]1799 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]this time, the Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh may have had to balance the concerns...leader) of the Shukarchakia misl, Ranjit Singh, in 1799. With the Sikh displacement...and Political Life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (rpt. Patiala: Bhasha Vibhag, Punjab... 4. The Minas ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]From Ranjit Singh: Free Encyclopedia Articles at... - Related web pages
    [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]www.questia.com/library/encyclopedia/101266901[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]1808 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]In 1808, the fort was known as the fort of Gujjar Singh Bhangi. Later, it was re-built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh with the help of Jodh Singh. The legendary Maharaja Ranjit Singh strengthened the fortification of the fort in order to keep his treasures and ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]In 1808, the fort was known as the fort of Gujjar Singh Bhangi. Later, it was re-built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh with the help of Jodh Singh. The legendary Maharaja Ranjit Singh strengthened the fortification of the fort in order to keep his treasures and treaties safely. A specially constructed "Toshakhana" was built right in the centre of the fort. The huge 'Toshakhana' was also used for storing the large amount of grains and provisions for the 12000-strong Maharaja's army.[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]From Gobindgarh fort handover - SikhiWiki, free Sikh... - Related web pages
    [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Gobindgarh_fort_handover&printable=yes[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]Apr 25, 1809 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]The British Government acceded to their request and according to their treaty with Maharaja Ranjit singh made on 25 April 1809, Cis-Satluj Chiefs were made free from any Kind of interference from Lahore Government.[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]But Raja Sahib singh did not believe in the sincerity of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He alongwith other Cis- Satluj chiefs requested the British Government to give protection to them against the aggressive desings of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The British Government acceded to their request and according to their treaty with Maharaja Ranjit singh made on 25 April 1809, Cis-Satluj Chiefs were made free from any Kind of interference from Lahore Government.[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]From Establishment of Government - After capturing... - Related web pages[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]punjabrevenue.nic.in/gaz_ptl3.htm[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]1819[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]1819 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]Afterwards, in the year 1819 AD in the month of April, Maharaja Ranjit Singh took counsel how he might conquer Kasmir. Having thus thought, he sent an army with Missar Diwan Chand and despatched him to the hills; and having placed another army under the command ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]Afterwards, in the year 1819 AD in the month of April, Maharaja Ranjit Singh took counsel how he might conquer Kasmir. Having thus thought, he sent an army with Missar Diwan Chand and despatched him to the hills; and having placed another army under the command of his son, Kha?-ak Singh to help the former, he sent him after Missar Diwan Chand. Those armies went to the mountains to conquer Kasmir, but Maharaja Ranjit Singh remained in the Panjab, to arrange about sending them ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]From History of the Sikhs - Related web pages
    [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]books.google.com/books?id=FEYoAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA71[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]Oct 1831 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]Near the left bank of the river, there are some important places, including the place of the historic treaty between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and then Governor-General of India Lord William Bentick in October, 1831, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Bagh, War Memorial ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]Near the left bank of the river, there are some important places, including the place of the historic treaty between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and then Governor-General of India Lord William Bentick in October, 1831, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Bagh, War Memorial (under construction), Ropar headworks and the nearby Boat Club. A large number of people take a dip on several occasions and worship Khwaja Peer before the onset of the rainy season. Although people of the area frequently ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]www.tribuneindia.com/1998/98jul27/punjab.htm[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]Dec 1838 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]Maharaja Ranjit Sthgh also invited foreign dignitaries to visit Golden Temple. Lord Auckland, the Governor General of India visited the Golden Temple in December 1838 He was also accompanied by his sister Emily She was a great painter She painted the ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]At that time building of Baha Attal Rai was only three storeyed structure Maharaja Ranjit Singh raised it to nine storeyed structure He also gold plated its dome.Maharaja Ranjit Sthgh also invited foreign dignitaries to visit Golden Temple. Lord Auckland, the Governor General of India visited the Golden Temple in December 1838 He was also accompanied by his sister Emily She was a great painter She painted the portraits of Courtiers of Maharaja Ranjit Singh She also wrote ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]From Maharaja Ranjit Singh's contributions to Harimandi... - Related web pages
    [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]www.allaboutsikhs.com/harmandir-sahib/maharaja-ranjit-singhs-contributions-to-harimandir-sahib.html[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]1839 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]This lady died in 1839, two months before Maharaja Ranjit Singh, by whose successor, Kharrak Singh, her village was resumed.[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]The object of the Nabha Raja was to prove that Mowran was not a grant made by him to Maharaja Ranjit Singh and given by the latter to Dhanna Singh Malwai, but that it was a mere temporary exchange for the village of Manokah, allowed to Rani Subha Kour his sisterand that when this was resumed on her death, he had a right to resume Mowran. This lady died in 1839, two months before Maharaja Ranjit Singh, by whose successor, Kharrak Singh, her village was resumed.[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]From The rajas of the Punjab, the history of the... - Related web pages
    [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]books.google.com/books?id=ZEkBAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA443[/SIZE]

    [SIZE=-1]1849 - [/SIZE] [SIZE=-1]the latter had made agreements with British to avoid coming under sway of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and were already under British protection before annexation of Punjab in 1849. The way in which Jatt Sikhs attained more lands in cis-Satlej area is described by ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1]Jatts got major share of lands mostly under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. but they also acquired lands in cis-Satlej area of Punjab when British had jurisdiction because of certain agreements made by cis-Satlej Sikh chiefs who were mostly Jatts. the latter had made agreements with British to avoid coming under sway of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and were already under British protection before annexation of Punjab in 1849. The way in which Jatt Sikhs attained more lands in cis-Satlej area ...[/SIZE][SIZE=-1] [/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]From Punjabi.net discussions chat forums: Jats ?... - Related web pages
    [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]www.punjabi.net/talk/messages/45129/2595.html?985889257

    This timeline actually is much longer and you can find more, up to 100 results. If you click on the links you go to the original resources, or to Google pages with even more links on your topic, in this case Maharaha Ranjit Singh.

    Maharaja Ranjit Singh - Google News Archive Search
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