Why was Ranjit Singh interested in conquering Multan?
It was ruled by a fierce adversary.
It was an economically prosperous region.
It was strategically positioned.
It was the seat of the Mughal power.
The correct options are
B It was an economically prosperous region.
C It was strategically positioned.
Ranjit Singh wanted to conquer Multan, as it was an important region in terms of economics and military positioning. In 1802, Ranjit Singh attacked Multan for the first time. After a long struggle, Ranjit Singh successfully conquered Multan in June 1818.