In Padmaavat, we have seen the glory of a Rajput king Rana Rawal Ratan Singh. Undoubtedly, Rajputs are known for their rich culture and their acts of bravery. But, do you know, Rajputs rulers lost to Ghazni, lost to Ghuri, lost to Khilji, lost to Babur, lost to Akbar, lost to the Marathas, and keeled over before the British?
Yes, this statement is 100 percent correct.
Three most famous Rajput heroes and this is how they died
1. Prithviraj Chauhan was captured while bolting and executed after the second battle of Tarain in 1192 CE.
2. Rana Sanga got away after losing to Babur at Khanua in 1527.
3. Rana Pratap lost the battle of Haldighati in 1957 to the mughals.
Rajput’s war system was simple, predictable, and profoundly foolish
Rajput’s rivals usually Turkic, used a complex battle plan involving up to five different divisions. Fleet, mounted archers would harry opponents at the start, and often make a strategic retreat, inducing their enemy to charge into an ambush.
On the other hand, Rajput’s war system was very simple and clear.
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