However, the growth of Muslim nationalism led to the All India Muslim League becoming the dominant party in the 1946 elections.
As Muslim separatism increased, the opposition from Punjabi Hindus and Sikhs increased substantially.
Historically, the Punjabi people were a heterogeneous group and were subdivided into a number of clans called biradari (literally meaning "brotherhood") or tribes, with each person bound to a clan.
However, Punjabi identity also included those who did not belong to any of the historical tribes.
This opportunity was used by the British East India Company to launch the Anglo-Sikh Wars.
The country was finally annexed and dissolved at the end of the Second Anglo-Sikh War in 1849 into separate princely states and the British province of Punjab.
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