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dc.description.abstractWhile tracing the contribution of non-Sikhs in Ranjit Singh s empire building process, the present study attempts to assess the role of non- Sikh in civil and military administration of Ranjit Singh and also took notice of the religious charities and the quantum of these charities given by Ranjit Singh to non-Sikh individuals and institutions. The aim of this work is deep analysis of the associations between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his non-Sikh subjects. The present study traces the origin and growth of Ranjit Singh s empire in connection with non-Sikhs, who were associated with different aspects of administrations. The discussion has also made on the non-Sikh chiefs, who were cotemporary of Ranjit Singh and cover major area of Punjab.The process and strategy followed by Ranjit Singh for the subjugation of non-Sikh chiefs, treatment given to them after their submission has been deeply discussed in this work.The study focuses its attention on contribution of non- Sikhs, both in civil and military administration of Ranjit Singh.The non- Sikhs, who employed in higher or lower level of civil administration, have been carefully assessed in this work. Apart from civil management, emphasized also put on the contribution of non-Sikhs in the military administration of Ranjit Singh because, the non-Sikh officials in military organization belonged to diverse communities such as Brahmin, Khattris, Punjabi Muslims, Hindustani Hindu and Muslims known as poorbias, Gurkhas, Afghans of frontier areas and#64830;Trans-Indus districtsand#64831; and Europeans of different nationalities. The military growth of Ranjit Singh s state with the participation of non-Sikh officials has been divided into five phases till the death of Ranjit Singh.The comparison had been made between the Sikh and non-Sikh in different units of civil and military administration of Ranjit Singh.
dc.format.extentii, 248p
dc.titleMaharaja Ranjit Singh and his non sikh subjects
dc.creator.researcherGurpreet Kaur
dc.subject.keywordArts and Humanities,Arts and Recreation,History
dc.subject.keywordCivil Ranks
dc.subject.keywordDharmath Grant
dc.subject.keywordMahraja Ranjit Singh
dc.subject.keywordMilitary Ranks
dc.subject.keywordNon Sikhs
dc.description.noteConclusions p.170-186, Appendices p.196-229 and Bibliography p. 230-248
dc.contributor.guideSachdeva, Veena
dc.publisher.universityPanjab University
dc.publisher.institutionDepartment of History /10/2012
Appears in Departments:Department of History

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