Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC & States PCS Examinations

Q.  In which battle, the confederacy led by Hindu Shahi army of Anandapala was defeated by Mahmud of Ghazni?

a. Battle of Janjua
b. Battle of Peshawar
c. Battle of Chach
d. Battle of Takeshar


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Battle of Chach was fought in 1008 AD between Mahmud of Ghazni and a confederacy of Hindu Kingdoms led by Hindu Shahi army of Anandapala. Forces of Anandpala were joined by Ajmer, Kalingar, Kanauj etc. Anandpala lost the battle mainly because the army was not well organized and his elephant took flight in battle.
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