This book is a comprehensive overview of the social and cultural history of the Punjab during Khalsa Raj. This work begins with the formal declaration of Sikh sovereignty in Punjab in 1765 and culminates with the annexation of Punjab under British in 1849. The establishment of the rule of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Punjab ushered in a new epoch in the history. Under his rule not only the unification of Punjab was accomplished, very significant gradual improvements were also witnessed in every aspect of the society. Based on research of years, this book presents a lucid and enduring view of the society of the Punjab. It focuses specifically on the society of late 18th and early 19th century. It explores the various aspects of the Punjabi society and culture with special references to the nobility of the Lahore Darbar.