Battle of Raj Mahal

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Battle of Rajmahal
Part of Mughal invasion of Bengal
Date12 July 1576[1]
LocationRajmahal, Bengal Sultanate (present-day West Bengal, India)
Result Decisive Mughal victory
Belligerents
Bengal Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Daud Khan Karrani
Junaid Karrani 
Kala Pahar 
Khan Jahan [2]
Akbar
Muzaffar Khan Turbati
Khan Jahan[1]
Raja Todar Mal[3]
Strength
50,000[2] unknown number of troops (during the first assault)
5000 cavalry reinforcement[4]
Casualties and losses
Heavy unknown

The Battle of Rajmahal was a battle that took place between the Mughal Empire and the Karrani Dynasty that ruled the Sultanate of Bengal in 1576. The battle resulted in a decisive victory for the Mughals. During the battle, the last Sultan of Bengal, Daud Khan Karrani, was captured and later executed by the Mughals.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Richards, John F. (1996). The Mughal Empire. Cambridge University Press. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-521-56603-2. 
  2. ^ a b Bengal District Gazetteers Santal Parganas. Concept Publishing Company. 1914. pp. 26–. 
  3. ^ Ahmed, Salahuddin (2004). Bangladesh: Past and Present. APH Publishing. p. 63. ISBN 978-81-7648-469-5. 
  4. ^ "Rajmahal, The battle of". banglapedia.org.