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The Namgyal dynasty ended in 1842 after a surprise invasion of Ladakh from the Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab.[4]

By the beginning of the 19th cent

The Namgyal dynasty ended in 1842 after a surprise invasion of Ladakh from the Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab.[4]

By the beginning of the 19th century, the Mughal empire had collapsed and Sikh rule had been established in Punjab and Kashmir. However the Dogra region of Jammu remained under its Rajput rulers (who ruled under the maharaja ranjit singh) Rajput ruler were given the control of their states but under the name of Punjab and they were part of khalsa em

By the beginning of the 19th century, the Mughal empire had collapsed and Sikh rule had been established in Punjab and Kashmir. However the Dogra region of Jammu remained under its Rajput rulers (who ruled under the maharaja ranjit singh) Rajput ruler were given the control of their states but under the name of Punjab and they were part of khalsa empire, under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1792-1857)——his General Zorawar Singh invaded Ladakh in 1834. King Tshespal Namgyal was dethroned and exiled to Stok where they still had a small jagir until the post indepdence political integration of India.

The kings of Namgyal dynasty along with their periods of reign are as follows:[5][6][7]

  1. Lhachen Bhagan (c. 1460-1485)
  2. Unknown (c. 1485-1510)
  3. Lata Jughdan (c. 1510-1535)