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BATTLES/WARS FOUGHT in INDIA – Complete list

FAMOUS BATTLES OF INDIA

BATTLES/WARS fought in India: India has been a witness to greatest battles in history. Our land has seen conquests and freedom in its long history. From Mughal Invasion, battles against Mughals, to British rule(Crown Rule) that lasted almost a generation, from our fight to basic rights to our right to freedom, India has witnessed the bloodbath for centuries.This is a major reason why competitive exams like SSC, SBI, RRB, IBPS, Railways etc., focus and test a candidate’s knowledge on our Historical Battles/Wars. We have arranged for you the famous Battles/Wars fought in India in chronological order.

WAR/BATTLE WAR/BATTLE FOUGHT BETWEEN YEAR
First Battle of Tarrain The Chahamana King (Prithviraj Chauhan) and Ghurid King (Muhammad Gauri) 1191
Second Battle of Tarrain The Chahamana King (Prithviraj Chauhan) and Ghurid King (Muhammad Gauri) 1192
Battle of Chandawar Ghurid Empire (Muhammad Ghori) and Gahadavala Dynasty (Jaichand of Kannauj) 1194
Portuguese conquest of Goa Portugese Empire and Bijapur Sultanate 1510
Battle of Panipat Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi

(Marked the beginning of Mughal Empire and the end of Delhi Sultanate)

21 April 1526
Battle of Khanwa Mughal Emperor, Babur and Rana Sanga of Mewar 16 March 1527
Battle of Chanderi Babur and Medini Rai  1528
Battle of Ghangra Babur and Afgans 1529
Battle of Chausal Sher Shah Suri and Mughal emperor Humayun 1539
Battle of Kannauj Sher Shah Suri and Mughal emperor Humayun 1540
Battle of Panipat Bairam Khan (For Akbar) and Hem Chandra Vikramaditya (Hemu) 1556
Battle of Talikota Unified Army of the five Deccan Sultanates and Vijayanagra Army 1565
Battle of Haldighati Akbar and Rana of Mewar Pratap 1576
Battle of Pratapgad Maratha Empire and Adilshahi Dynasty 1659
Battle of Kolhapur Maratha Empire and Adilshahi Dynasty 1659
Battle of Pavan Khind Maratha Empire and Adilshahi Dynasty 1660
Battle of Surat Maratha Empire and Mughal Empire 1664
Battle of Purandar Maratha Empire and Mughal Empire 1665
Battle of Sinhagad Maratha Empire and Mughal Empire 1670
Battle of Colachel Kingdom of Travancore and Dutch East India Company 1741
Siege of Trichinopoly Maratha Empire and Mughal Empire 1741
Battle of Madras French East India Company and British East India Company 1746
Siege of Arcot British East India Company and Nawab of Arcot, French East India Company 1751
Second Carnatic War Chanda Sahib, Muzaffar Jung, French and Nawab of Ambur 1752
Battle of Seringham British East India Company and French East India Company troops and Chanda Sahib 1753
Battle of Plassey Robert Clive and Siraj Ud-Daulah 1757
Third Battle of Panipat Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas 1761
Battle of Wandiwash British East India Company and French East India Company 1761
Battle of Buxar Under the command of East India Company, led by Hector Munro and the combined armies of Nawab Mir Qasim (Bengal), Nawab Shuja Ud-Daulah (Awadh) and Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II 1764
First Anglo-Mysore War British and Mysore (Haider Ali) 1766-1769
First Anglo-Maratha War British and Marathas 1775-1782
Second Anglo-Mysore War British and Mysore (Haider Ali) 1780-1784
Third Anglo-Mysore War British and Mysore (Tipu Sultan) 1789-1792
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War British and Mysore (Tipu Sultan) 1798-1799
Second Anglo-Maratha War British and Marathas 1803-1805
Anglo-Gorkha War British and Gorkhas 1814-1816
Third Anglo-Maratha War British and Marathas 1817-1818
First Anglo-Sikh War British and Sikhs 1845-1846
Second Anglo-Sikh War British and Sikhs 1848-1849
Indian Rebellion of 1857/Indian Mutiny/ The Sepoy Mutiny/ North India’s First War of Independence Indian Sepoys and British East India Company’s army 1857
War of Independence British India divided into two new, independent countries, India and Pakistan 1947
Sino-Indian War India and China 1962
Indo-Pakistan War India and Pakistan 1965
Kargil War India and Pakistan 1999

 

These major dates in history are important to be remembered by anyone looking for taking a shot at the competitive exams. As per previous year papers, many questions from battles/wars have appeared in various exams. Hence, it becomes crucial that you give this subject a read too.


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