Posthumous Homage Paid to Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Nadhra S.N. Khan

June 2016 Abstract Maharaja Ranjit Singh died on June 27, 1839 after ruling the Punjab for forty years (1799–1839). Following the Rajput tradition, eleven women of his harem (four wives and seven slave-gilrs) immolated themselves on his funerary pyre. The Maharaja’s samādhi or funerary monument stands in Lahore but unknown to most people is the … Read more