Panipat – Vishwas Patil

Thanks Avadhut.
I wish I could go back in time& be a part of The Maratha Empire and destroy our enemies right there.

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Language – Marathi

My Rating – 5/5              

Summary –

“Two pearls have been dissolved, 27 gold coins have been lost and of the silver and copper the total cannot be cast up” – These words describe the outcome of the Third Battle of Panipat fought between Marathas and Ahmed Shah Abdali. The epic battle, considered as one of the largest in the 18th century resulted in a disaster for the Marathas and had long lasting ramifications on India’s politics.

Review –

Panipat. The word invokes such strong memories among Maharashtrians that even after 250 years my hands tremble while typing these words. What Waterloo is to French or Stalingrad to Germans, Panipat is to Maharashtra. Vishwas Patil’s renowned novel recounts this legendary battle fought exactly 250 years ago on this very same day between the Marathas and Ahmed Shah Abdali.

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