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The Third Battle of Panipat was a major battle of Indian history, fought on 14th January 1761.[1] It was fought between the Afghan forces of Ahmad Shah Durrani along with his local Rohilla and other Pathan and Oudh allies, against the Maratha Empire.[2]

The Durrani Afghan forces and their allies finally won and defeated the Marathas.[3]

References

  1. Spear, Percival, 'A History of India' part 2
  2. Roy, K, 'Indias Historic Battles', 2004
  3. Majumdar,R. 'An Advanced History of India' 4th ed Delhi, 1998