Battle of Udgir

Battle of Udgir
Part of Seven Years' War
DateFebruary 1760
LocationUdgir, Maharashtra, India
Result Decisive Maratha victory
Maratha Empire Nizam of Hyderabad
Commanders and leaders
Sadashivrao Bhau Nizam Ali

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


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]


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


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]

See also


  1. 1 2 3 Sen, S. N. (2006). History Modern India. New Age International Private Limited. p. 13. ISBN 81-224-1774-4.
  2. 1 2 3 Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 236-237. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5.
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