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The Battle of Takkolam was a military engagement between Rajaditya, son of the Chola king Parantaka I and a confederacy of Western Gangas, Banas and Vaidumbas led by the Rashtrakuta king Krishna III at Takkolam in the present-day Vellore District of Tamil Nadu, India. The battle fought in 949 resulted in the defeat of the Cholas and the death of Rajaditya on the battlefield.

Battle of Takkolam
Date949
LocationTakkolam
Result
Belligerents
Chola Empire Rashtrakuta Empire (supported by their vassals: Western Gangas, Bana Kingdom, Vaidumbas)
Commanders and leaders
Rajaditya Chola Krishna III, Butuga II
Strength
unknown unknown
Casualties and losses
Rajaditya

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