battle of Panipat


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Synonyms for battle of Panipat

battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761

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Regional powers will regroup after 16 May, when their precise strength will become clear, and an epic battle of Panipat will follow to determine the fate of Delhi throne.
In the interests of the nation's nerves if not the politicians', we can only hope that the battle of Panipat will be swift, sharp and decisive.
Regional powers will regroup after May 16, when their precise strength will become clear, and an epic battle of Panipat will follow to determine the fate of Delhi throne.
Much of the allure of these drawings stems from the pursedlipped schoolboy earnestness with which they seem to have been executed, while the complexity of each work--the minute formations preparing to square off in Boys' Art #24: Siege of Antibes, 1592, 2003, for example, or the battalions of horses and elephants charging into chaos in Boys' Art #8: Battle of Panipat, 1739, 2003--suggests an aesthetic meditation parallel in its intensity to the sense of portent that must have underscored the battles themselves.
They have chiefly been known in the contexts of their role at the battle of Panipat (1761), where they fought with Abdali in victory over the Marathas, and as the victims of British intrigues in the Rohilla War of 1774.
The first battle of Panipat was fought in 1526 between the Mughal empire founder Babur and Sultan of Delhi Ibrahim Lodhi.