Battle of Khelna

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
Location
Result

Mughal Victory

  • Marathas surrender.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Maratha Empire Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Parashurampant Surrendered
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svg Dhanaji Jadhav Surrendered
Asad Khan

ReferencesEdit

  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.