Siege of Purandhar

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Siege of Purandhar
Part of The Mughal-Maratha War
Date31 March-12 June 1665
Location
Result Mughal Victory.
Belligerents
Mughal Empire Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha
Commanders and leaders
Aurangzeb
Jai Singh I
Dilir Khan
Prince Muazzam
Jahan Khan Bahadur
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Shivaji
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Murar baji 

The Siege of Purandhar occurred in the summer of 1665 and was initiated by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, after the Maratha leader, Chhatrapati Shivaji, sacked the Mughal imperial port city of Surat. Shivaji continued to raid Aurangabad and attacked Mughal ships in the Indian Ocean. In response, Aurangzeb sent one of his most experienced commander Mirza Raja Jai Singh.

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