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First Anglo – Sikh War (1845-1846) – Important Battles – Indian History Question Bank

IMPORTANT BATTLES

First  Anglo Sikh  War  (1845 – 1846) The  first  battle  between  the  Sikhs  and  the  English was  fought  at  Mudki  on  December  18,  1845.The Sikhs  were  defeated.
The  English  again  won  the battle  at  Firozpur  on December 21.  


The  Sikhs  under Ranjit  Singh  Majithia  however  defeated  the  English  at Buddwal  in  1846.But  the  Sikhs  were  again  defeated at  Aliwal.  The  decisive  battle  was  fought  at  Sobraon in  1846  and  Sikhs  were  routed.  The  English  then crossed  the  Sutlej  and captured  the  capital  of  Lahore. 
The  war  came to  an  end by the treaty  of  Lahore which  was  signed  in  1846.This  treaty  left  the  Sikhs with  no  capacity  for  resisting  the  English.  Another treaty  was  made  with  Sikhs  in  1846  this  treaty  is known  as  Second  treat y  of  Lahore  or  the  treaty  of Bhairowal.


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