Read an exclusive excerpt from Parvinderjit Singh Khanuja’s ‘SplendorsOf Punjab Heritage: Art From The Khanuja Family Collection’, whichrecounts how the establishment of a stable and prosperous state in thenorthwest Indian subcontinent by a native of the soil was a trulyremarkable achievement, considering the consistent upheavals and theover 1,000 years of alien rule that this region had experienced.