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Battle of Udgir
Part of Seven Years' War
Date February 1760
Location Udgir, Maharashtra, India
Result Decisive Maratha victory
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire Maratha Empire Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha EmpireSadashivrao Bhau Nizam Ali

The Marathas under the command of Sadashivrao Bhau defeated the Nizam's army at Udgir.[1][2]

BackgroundEdit

Following the recall of French governor Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau to Pondicherry in 1758, Nizam Ali was handed over complete power from his brother Salabat Jung.[1]

BattleEdit

Sadashivrao marched east against Salabat Jang and utterly destroyed the Nizam's army.[2]

ResultEdit

The Marathas defeated the Nizam's forces with the latter surrendering territory worth 60 lakhs including the cities of Ahmadnagar, Daultabad, Burhanpur and Bijapur.[1] Following the battle, the Marathas turned North to combat an Afghan force.[2]

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