This is the story of the battle of Sammel or Sumel Giri in which 8000 Rajputs collided against an army of 80,000 Afghans of Sher Shah Suri. However, the battle resulted in the victory of Sher Shah but at a great cost. It is believed that a huge portion of his army was slain by the handful force of the Rajputs.
While the name of the Great Rajput King Maharana Pratap and his incessant struggle against the Mughals is well known but prior to him, there was another Rajput Kshatrani who became a symbol of freedom, fighting for her kingdom against the big & mighty armies of Mughals. She was Rani Duragavati of the Gond Kingdom.
he battle is known as the Battle of Haifa where the Central Power of Ottoman Empire, Germany fought against the Imperial Army of British India. In this battle the superior artillery and guns of the Ottomans were thrashed by the primitive cavalry charge of the Rajputs of princely state of Jodhpur. This is regarded as the last great cavalry charge in history.
The period of Vigrahara IV is considered the Golden Age of The Chauhan Dynasty. His period witness an immense rise in the field of Military power and art. He is also remembered for his tolerant policy towards other religions like Jainism and Buddhism.
Maharaja Jayapala or Jayapaladev who not only stood against the wrath of the Yamini Turks, but also invaded their stronghold i.e. Ghzani. This is his story
Who defeated Mahmud of Ghazni in India?Why did Ghazni never successfully establish his rule over this wealthy land. It is because of the fact that he met a stiff resistance wherever he went. Although overcoming some of them, his expedition in 1018 met an end at the hands of a Rajput king of South India- King Vidhyadhara Chandela, of the Chandela Rajput dynasty .
One such Rajput kings who’s name might be well known in Rajasthan but outside of the state he had been long forgotten is Maharana Sangram Singh or Rana Sanga ,who not only crushed the Sultanates of Gujarat, Malwa, and Delhi but even defeated the Turko Mongol army of the first Mughal emperor Babur.
Among the very few kings of the world who never lost a single battle in their life is Rana Kumbha, the Rajput King of Mewar. Ancestor of the greats like Rana Sanga & Mahrana Pratap, he is remembered for fighting the Sultanates of Malwa & Gujrat and humiliating them in every single battle. Read his story,.