What is Panipat?

  • (noun): Battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761.
    Synonyms: battle of Panipat

Panipat

Panipat pronunciation (Hindi: पानीपत) بَنِبَت is an ancient and historic city in Panipat district, Haryana state, India. It is 90 km north from Delhi and 169 km south of Chandigarh on NH-1. The three battles fought at the city were turning points in Indian history. The city is famous in India by the name of "City of Weaver". The first verse of the Bhagavad Gita is possibly referencing to Panipat as 'Dharmakshetra'

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Battles Involving The Maratha Empire - Maratha Conquest of Northwest India - Third Battle of Panipat
... Main article Third battle of Panipat The Third Battle of Panipat took place on January 14, 1761 at Panipat (Haryana State, India), about 60 miles (95.5 ...
Tanolis At The Third Battle of Panipat
... with Ahmad Shah Abdali in The Third Battle of Panipat which took place on January 14, 1761, at Panipat (Haryana State, India), where they defeated the 250,000-strong army of ...
Panipat - Gallery
... Inside the Panipat Battle field Pillar set up in memory of Battle of Panipat Rail station shed at Panipat Mural of 2nd Battle of Panipat (1556) at battle-site ...
Panipat District - Industries
... Panipat town is known for its traditional handloom industry ... The first unit of the thermal power station at Panipat was commissioned on 1 November 1979 ... Panipat handloom industries are famous across all over the world ...
Panipat Taraf Makhdum Zadgan
... Panipat Taraf Makhdum Zadgan is a census town in Panipat district in the Indian state of Haryana ...