Battle of Raigarh (1689)

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Battle of Raigarh
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
Date1689
Location
Result Mughal Victory. Fortress falls to Mughals. Rajaram escapes.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Empire Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Rajaram Zulfiqar Khan
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Raigarh occurred between the Mughal Empire and Maratha Empire in 1689. Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb ordered his General Zulfiqar Khan to capture the Maratha king, Rajaram. Mughal forces attacked Raigarh and the fortress fell, however Rajaram escaped before that happened.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 837. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5. Archived from the original on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2015-03-28.