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Important battles in Indian history

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🔅Important battles in Indian history
Dear readers, 
Here i am providing you the list of some Important Battles in Indian history which can be useful in your upcoming SSC exams.


1. Battle of Chausa: 1539 A.D.

The battle of Chausa was fought between Mughal emperor Humayun and Sher Shah Suri. In this battle Humayun was defeated. It facilitated Sher Khan to march on to Delhi at Agra.


 2. Battle of Hydaspes 326 B.C.
Alexander the Great, defeated Porus, the Paurava king. 


 3. Battle of Kannauj (1540 A.D.) 
 Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayun. After this battle, Humayun fled to Iran and Sher Shah Suri occupied Delhi.

4.Battle of Kalinga 261 B.C.
— Ashoka defeated the king of Kalinga. Ashoka embraced Buddhism and preached it during the rest of his life after this war. 

5. First Battle of Tarain or Thaneswar A.D. 1191 
Prithvi Raj Chauhan defeated Mohammed Ghori. 

6. Second Battle of Tarain A.D. 1192 - Mohammed Ghori defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan. Ghori's victory paved the way for the establishment of Muslim rule in India.

7. First Battle of Panipat 1526
Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodhi. This laid the foundation of the Mughal rule in India. 

8. Second Battle of Panipat 1556
Bairam Khan (Akbar's General) defeated Hemu (the Hindu General and right-hand man of Mohd. Adil Shah). It also ended the Afghan Rule and Mughal Rule began instead. 

9. Third Battle of Panipat 1761
Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated Marathas. It gave a terrible blow to the Maratha power. It made the field clear for the English. 

10. Battle of Khanwah 1527
Babar defeated Rana Sanga of Mewar. This battle resulted in the defeat of the powerful Rajput confederacy. 

11.  Battle of Talikota 1564- 65
United alliance between Bijapur, Bidar, Ahmednagar and Golkonda under Hussain Nizam Shah defeated Ram Raja of Vijayanagar. It destroyed the Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar. 

12.  Battle of Haldighati 1576
 Akbar's forces headed by Raja Man Singh defeated Rana Pratap, the brave Rajput king. Though defeated, Rana Pratap refused to accept Mughal authority and carried on warfare till his death. 

13.  Battle of Plassey 1757
 The English under Lord Clive defeated Siraj-ud-Daulah. It brought Muslim Rule in Bengal to an end and laid foundations of the British Rule in India. 

14.  Battle of Wandiwash 1760
The English defeated the French. The battle sealed the fate of the French in India and paved the way for English rule in India.

15.  Battle of Buxar 1764
Fought in 1764 between the forces of the English and the combined forces of Mir Qasim, Shuja-ud-Daulah (Nawab of Oudh) and the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam. The English victory at Buxar finally riveted the shackles of the Company's rule upon Bengal. 


       .......Anand Singh🤓
Tomorrow's Topic:Important wars in the world
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