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7 Places In India Where Famous & Historic Battles Were Fought!

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Some battles changed the course of Indian history. We list down the places that were the battlefields for these famous battles.

7 Places In India Where Famous & Historic Battles Were Fought!:

  1. Maharani Palace Hotel, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  2. Hotel City Palace, Odisha
  3. Hotel Peace Park, Panvel (Maharashtra)
  4. Hive Panipat, Panipat (Haryana)
  5. Pleasant Stay Hotel, Bijapur (Karnataka)
  6. Hotel Vivor, Kohima (Nagaland)
  7. Lodge Lipika, West Bengal

1. Haldi Ghati, Rajasthan

Haldi Ghati, Rajasthan
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The place is famous for the battle between Maharana Pratap and Akbar's army and is the stuff of legends. Memorials commemorating the Rana were commissioned by the Government sometime back in late 1990s.

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2. Kalinga, Odisha

Kalinga, Odisha
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The Kalinga war was the most famous war fought by Asoka and it was for the territory of Kalinga. This was is said to have brought a change of heart in the Mauryan king and led to him mending his ways and immortalising his name.

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2 Sightseeings

3. Karnal

Karnal
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The Battle of Karnal was a ladmark in history as it was when Nader Shah finally weakened the Mughal empire and delivered the final nail in the coffin of an already weakened Mughal Army. 

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2 Sightseeings

4. Panipat, Haryana

Panipat, Haryana
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The city of Panipat, well known for the battles of Panipat, is a significant historic city of Panipat District in the state of Haryana. The city is situated 90 km north of the capital of India, Delhi.

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8 Sightseeings

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5. Talikota, Bijapur

Talikota, Bijapur
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Talikota was the battleground for one of the most famous watershed battles in Indian history. The Deccan Sultanets overpowered a very powerful Vijaynagar Empire which allowed the Mughals to gain stronghold in South India after nearly 200 years of trying.

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69 Sightseeings

6. Battle Of Kohima

Battle Of Kohima
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The battle fought in Kohima was relatively new compared to the others in this list. The Japanese sent some troops to check the advance of British forces to Burma and it led to a clash between the two, ending badly for the Japanese.

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13 Sightseeings

7. Plassey

Plassey
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The Battle of Plassey was one of the pivotal victories of the colonial Britain as it paved the way for them establishing a stronghold in India after defeating the nawab of Bengal and his French allies.

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