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In 1837, General Hari Singh Nalwa asked (Maharaja) Ranjit Singh to hand over the Sikh kingdom to PUnj Piaray as it had been

achieved through the sacrifices of the Sikhs only; hence it belonged to the Sikh nation. Ranjit Singh refused to 'do so and said that the
kingdom belonged to his family (some days later, General Hari Singh Nalwa was eliminated from the scene). Later, the "establishment"
created by Ranjit Singh betrayed his family too. Due to these reasons, Ranjit Singh's kingdom was lost to the British within ten years of his
death.
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In 1837, General Hari Singh Nalwa asked (Maharaja) Ranjit Singh to hand over the Sikh kingdom to PUnj Piaray as it had been

achieved through the sacrifices of the Sikhs only; hence it belonged to the Sikh nation. Ranjit Singh refused to 'do so and said that the
kingdom belonged to his family (some days later, General Hari Singh Nalwa was eliminated from the scene). Later, the "establishment"
created by Ranjit Singh betrayed his family too. Due to these reasons, Ranjit Singh's kingdom was lost to the British within ten years of his
death.

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In 1837, General Hari Singh Nalwa asked (Maharaja) Ranjit Singh to hand over the Sikh kingdom to PUnj Piaray as it had been

achieved through the sacrifices of the Sikhs only; hence it belonged to the Sikh nation. Ranjit Singh refused to 'do so and said that the
kingdom belonged to his family (some days later, General Hari Singh Nalwa was eliminated from the scene). Later, the "establishment"
created by Ranjit Singh betrayed his family too. Due to these reasons, Ranjit Singh's kingdom was lost to the British within ten years of his
death.

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Its known that Hari Singh wanted Sarbat Khalsa. So is is possible that Ranjit killed Hari Singh Nalwa to protect his power.

What is the relevance of this question in present times?

And it is Maharaja Ranjit Singh and not Ranjit Singh and Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa and not Hari Singh.

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Utter rubbish. The fact that Maharaja Ranjit Singh flew into a rage when he heard he had been killed and cursed his name for leaving his side and going to Jamrud just shows how close they were. Even the Dogras were worried that Maharaja Ranjit Singh was on to them, they waited until he was dead before they did anything else. Hari Singh Nalwa's death weakened Punjab and Maharaja Ranjit Singh massively. The British and Afghans became more boisterous after the Battle of Jamrud.

Sarbat Khalsa took over when Duleep became Maharaja anyway. What good did they do?

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Its known that Hari Singh wanted Sarbat Khalsa. So is is possible that Ranjit killed Hari Singh Nalwa to protect his power.

No because Maharaja Ranjit Singh was not of that character. He in his whole Kingship never ordered anybody's execution, he gave enemies jagirs, after defeating them.

I personally cannot fathom Maharaja letting Sardar Hari Singh and 7 thousand other Sikh soldiers die, and also to lose control of Peshawar, and the frontier, which was painfully taken, just to protect his power.

Its just too absurd.

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The hindu dogra's betrayed the Sikh lahore durbar for their own self interests to power grab i believe they was largely responsible for negative events and eventually downfalls of the empire. The prime minster of the Sikh empire was a Hindu called mukraj i think his name was and from records it seems he fought hard against the British imperialist invaders even creating a 2nd anglo-sikh war under the instructions of maharani jind kaur. So there was various powers trying to keep Sikh raj going and others trying get their own bit of limelight against the interests of the kaum and nation state.

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The prime minster of the Sikh empire was a Hindu called mukraj i think his name was and from records it seems he fought hard against the British imperialist invaders even creating a 2nd anglo-sikh war under the instructions of maharani jind kaur.

The Diwan of Multan was a person named Mul Raj, I am not sure he was a hindu, i think he was a sehajdhari sikh, as the british accounts refer to him as the "Sikh Governor of Mooltan" numerous times.

Diwan Mul Raj played a part in the 2nd anglo-sikh war, which we saw the anniversary of last month, the war concluded on the 14th march, and the sikhs surrendered on the 29th march 1849. On the 5th april (last week) the Sikh raaj was formally placed under the british crown.

who remembered? who cared to remember?

as soon as april comes, its all about Vaisakhi. we need to remember all our history. not just the parts that we can enjoy.

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The Diwan of Multan was a person named Mul Raj, I am not sure he was a hindu, i think he was a sehajdhari sikh, as the british accounts refer to him as the "Sikh Governor of Mooltan" numerous times.Diwan Mul Raj played a part in the 2nd anglo-sikh war, which we saw the anniversary of last month, the war concluded on the 14th march, and the sikhs surrendered on the 29th march 1849. On the 5th april (last week) the Sikh raaj was formally placed under the british crown.who remembered? who cared to remember?as soon as april comes, its all about Vaisakhi. we need to remember all our history. not just the parts that we can enjoy.

Indeed we do we need to research our history i started researching when i was a teen now im much older and have learnt alot about our fascination and glorious sikh history. As for Mul Raj the records i have seen indicate he was a keshdhari hindu I have seen his picture and he has a full dastar and kesh seems to have been loyal to the Sikh lahore raj but obviously you never know the full story untill you research abit more and see if there were any other conspiracy's going on.

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