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The third battle of Panipat was fought in 1761. Why were so many empire-shaking battles fought at Panipat?

Panipat was of immense strategic importance to the India of the pre modern era. It was located along the banks of Yamuna, and near Delhi. It used to be commonly said that whoever controlled Delhi, controlled North India. Delhi itself was located in an excellent position: between two agriculturally prosperous regions i.e. the plains of ..