Successor of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was

(A) Harsingh Nalwa
(B) Khadag Singh
(C) Shersingh
(D) Naunihal Singh

Correct Answer : Khadag Singh
Question Asked : Jharkhand PCS (Pre) 2003
Explanation : Khadag Singh ascended the throne after the death of Ranjit Singh in 1839. He was an addict of opium. Consequently, a period ofturbu1ence and anarchy inseparable from a series of disputed successions started. Two factions Dogra Brothers (Dhyan Singh, Gulab Singh, and Suchet Singh) and Sandhanwalia Sardars (Chait Singh, Atar Singh, Lahna Singh and nephew Ajeet Singh) emerged for succession and created chaos in Punjab.
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