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Battle of Saunshi
Date 1777
Location Gajendragarh, Present-Day Karnataka
Result Mysore Victory.[1]
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha EmpireMaratha Empire Flag of Mysore.svgKingdom of Mysore
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha EmpireKonher Rao
Flag of the Maratha EmpirePadurang Rao
Flag of Mysore.svgTipu Sultan
Flag of Mysore.svgMuhammad Ali

Tipu Sultan attempted to try to regain his lost territories of Malabar and Coorg from the Marathas. Tipu Sultan who was the Emperor of Mysore decided to attack the Marathas at Saunshi. Tipu Sultan decided to send his General, Muhammad Ali to attack the Maratha position. The result of the battle was a victory for Mysore against the Maratha forces. Maratha Chief Konher Rao was killed and Padurang Rao was caught by the Mysore forces.[1]

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