The Punjab Light Horse unit was almost equal in military strength to a battalion and functioned as a mounted infantry regiment rather than conventional cavalry unit. It consisted of almost four hundred army men.
After the national freedom was attained from the supremacy of the British Empire in India, the country was divided into 2 geographical and political regions. Consequently, the Union of India and the Dominion of Pakistan was formed. Lahore was assigned to Pakistan during the Partition of India. The British Indian Army was also shared among the modern Indian Army and the army of Pakistan. The Punjab Light Horse unit was dissolved in the year 1947.
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