Battle of Dhramatpur

Battle of Dhramatpur 1658

The Battle of Dharmatpur was fought on 15 April 1658 on the banks of river Narmada , some 20 kilometers from Ujjain. When the war started, one Mughal general Qasim Khan who was sent to help Jaswant Singh defected and ran away. The Rajput army of some eight thousand men fought till it was reduced to 600 wounded soldiers.

  • Durga Das Rathode, the celebrated Rajput struggler of Marwar was wounded in this battle and was carried away.

The defeated Rajput remnants followed their chief to the deserts of Marwar.

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