- Treaty of Lahore
The Treaty of Lahore was signed on
March 9, 1846after the First Sikh War. After the defeat of the Sikhsat the Battle of Sobraonthe British marched unopposed into Lahorewhere the treaty was signed. [ [http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V20_279.gifPunjab - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 20, p. 273.] ]
Under the terms of the treaty, the Sikhs had to cede
Kashmirand Hazara and Jalandhar Doabto the British..] The treaty also resulted in the famous Koh-i-Noordiamond falling into British hands. Gulab Singhnegotiated terms for surrender, the Sikhs ceded the valuable agricultural lands of the Jullundur Doabto the British Honourable East India Company, and allowed a British Resident and a British contingent at Lahore with subordinates in other principal cities.
Also, under the treaty, the Sikhs were obliged to pay an indemnity of 1.2 million pounds. As they were unable to pay Gulab Singh was able to acquire Kashmir from the Punjab government by paying 750,000 pounds to the East India Company.
The Sikhs were also forced to give up the territory between the Satluj and the Beas rivers to the British. The Sikh army was also reduced. Maharaja
Duleep Singhwas recognised as the new ruler of Punjab with Rani Jindanas the regent and Lal Singh as the Chief Minister. The new rulers were forbidden to employ any European without the permission of the British.
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