According to the legend, Panipat was one of the five cities (prasthas) founded by the Pandava brothers during the times of the Mahabharata; its historic name being Panduprastha. Panipat was the scene of three pivotal battles in Indian history. The First Battle of Panipat was fought on 21 April 1526 between Ibrahim Lodhi, Sultan of Delhi, and the Timurid warlord Zaheeruddin Babur. Babur's force defeated Ibrahim's much larger force of over one lakh (one hundred thousand) soldiers.This First battle of Panipat thus ended the 'Lodi Rule' established by Bahlul Lodhi in India....more

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Panipat is located at 29.39°N 76.97°E. It has an average elevation of 219 metres (718 feet)..more


Panipat Tourism

Panipat is a well known destination in the Indian state of Haryana. This town is an important..more


e-Disha Panipat

District Panipat is located in the east central part of the Haryana State. It is situated between..more