The Battle of Tughlaqabad also known as The Battle of Delhi was a Battle to regain the lost empire by Suris. The Suri Empire was established by Sher Shah Suri by defeating Humayun in the Battle of Chausa and again in The Battle of Kannauj. The throne after the death of Sher Shah Suri was succeeded by his son Islam Shah Suri who also died in 1554. Humayun seized this opportunity; he attacked Suris and regained his lost Empire. Humayun’s death in 1556 provided Suris’ another chance to re-establish their Rule. Now it is why The Battle of Tughlaqabad started.
Ten Lines on Battle of Tughlaqabad
1) The Battle of Tughlaqabad was fought on 7th October 1556 at Tughlaqabad near Delhi.
2) It was a battle between the two forces, not between the two kings.
3) Hemu who was the general of Adil Shah Suri was leading his forces and Tardi Beg Khan was leading the Mughal forces.
4) According to the sources, Suri’s force consisted of Cannons, Elephants, and Horses in large numbers.
5) The whole Mughal Army was being commanded by Tardi Beg, Haidar Muhammad and Iskandar Beg.
6) Sikandar Beg shrewdly attacked and killed Adil shah’s Army men and also captured many of his Elephants.
7) The Mughal Army thought that they have won the battle and rushed towards the enemy camps to rob them.
8) Tardi Beg now had become easily approachable with weak army security.
9) Hemu did not want to miss this opportunity and attacked Tardi Beg and his weak security.
10) Tardi Beg, his Officers and many Army men fled away with this depredator attack and Afghans got a stunning Victory over Mughal Army.
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1) The Battle of Tughlaqabad is also called the Battle of Delhi.
2) After the death of Islam Shah Suri, the son of Sher Shah Suri in 1954, Humayun attacked Suris’ and established their rule.
3) Humayun died in 1556 and it provided Suris’ a great opportunity to conquer the territories that earlier belonged to them.
4) Hemu attacked and took possession over many important territories including Agra.
5) Tardi Beg Khan wrote to Akbar informing him about the situation and asked for help.
6) Pir Muhammad Sharwani was sent to help Tardi Khan and prepare for Battle.
7) Both the armies met at Tughlaqabad which is a village outside Delhi.
8) The armies of both sides were equal in size.
9) Hemu was the Chief Minister of Adil Shah Suri and was leading the Suri Force.
10) Hemu got control over Delhi and accepted the title of ‘Vikramaditya’ after winning the Battle of Tughlaqabad.
Hemu, also known as Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, played a very important role in the Battle of Tughlaqabad. Tardi Beg Khan who was leading Mughal Army in this Battle was killed later by Bairam Khan because of his defeat in this Battle. Hemu’s control over Delhi was for short term and both of Forces again clashed after one month in the Battlefield of Panipat.