Who was the Founder of Bahawalpur State?

A) Nawab Muhammad Sadiq II

B) Nawab Bahawal

C) Nawab Sadiq I

D) None of these

Bahawalpur state was founded in 1609 AD by Nawab Bahawal Khan Abbasi. On 22 February 1833, Abbasi III entered into subsidiary alliance with the British, by which Bahawalpur was admitted as a princely state of British India. When British rule ended in 1947 and British India was partitioned into India and Pakistan, Bahawalpur joined the Dominion of Pakistan. Bahawalpur remained an autonomous entity till 14 October 1955 when it was merged with the province of Pakistan.