Afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput (30 words)

Historical Context Note

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At the Battle of Paniput, a huge force of Afghans defeats the French-sponsored Mahrattas. The battle involved over 125 000 individuals, and forced the Marathas to halt their attempts to advance northwards.

Editors. "Afghans defeat Mahrattas at Paniput". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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