Battle of Khelna

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Battle of Khelna
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
DateDecember 26, 1701- June 6, 1702
Location
Result Mughal Victory. Maratha surrender.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Empire Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Parashurampant
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Dhanaji Jadhav
Asad Khan
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown 6,000

The Battle of Khelna occurred between the Mughal Empire and Maratha Empire between 1701-1702. Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb ordered for the Fort of Khelna to be besieged. Mughal General Asad Khan launched an offensive and besieged the fortress. After about a three-month siege, Maratha commander, Parashurampant surrendered under the condition that his life would be saved.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 525. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5. Archived from the original on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2015-03-28.