Battle of Delhi (1737)

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First Battle of Delhi
Part of Mughal-Maratha Wars
Date March 28, 1737
Location Delhi, Mughal Empire
Result Maratha's initially driven off, however, both sides agree to peace, which was initiated by the Mughals.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMaratha Empire  Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgBaji Rao I Flag of the Mughal Empire (triangular).svgMir Hasan Khan[2]
Flag of the Mughal Empire (triangular).svgQamaruddin Khan
Flag of the Mughal Empire (triangular).svgAmir Khan Bahadur
Flag of the Mughal Empire (triangular).svgMuin ul-Mulk (Mir Mannu)

The First Battle of Delhi took place on 28 March 1737 between Maratha Empire and the Mughals. The Maratha's attacked Delhi, however they were eventually driven off by the forces of Qamaruddin Khan. The battle resulted with both sides agreeing to peace.

Battle[edit]

The Maratha's attacked and stormed Delhi, however, the Marathas were eventually driven off by the Mughal Army under the regional command of Amir Khan Bahadur and Vizier Qamaruddin Khan.[3]

Aftermath[edit]

The Mughal Emperor cedes Malwa to Peshawar.[1]


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