Siege of Purandhar

Siege of Purandhar
Part of The Mughal-Maratha War
Date31 March-12 June 1665
LocationPurandar near Saswad.
Result Mughal Victory.
Mughal Empire Maratha
Commanders and leaders
Jai Singh I
Dilir Khan
Prince Muazzam
Jahan Khan Bahadur
Murar baji 

The Siege of Purandhar occurred in the summer of 1665 and was initiated by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, after the Maratha leader, Chhatrapati Shivaji, sacked the Mughal imperial port city of Surat. Shivaji continued to raid Aurangabad and attacked Mughal ships in the Indian Ocean. In response, Aurangzeb sent one of his most experienced commander Mirza Raja Jai Singh.


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