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 he and his garrison would be allowed to march out unharmed.[1]

Battle of Khelna
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
DateDecember 26, 1701- June 6, 1702

Mughal Victory

  • Marathas surrender.[1]
Maratha Empire Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Parashurampant Surrendered
Dhanaji Jadhav
Asad Khan
Casualties and losses
unknown 6000[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c 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.