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The Battle of Maonda and Mandholi was fought between The Jat rulers of Bharatpur and the Rajput rulers of Amer Jaipur in 1776.[1] Maharaj Jawahar Singh of Bharatpur was leading an army on his way back from Pushkar when the forces of Sawai Raja Madho Singhji of Jaipur met them near Maonda and Mandholi villages close to present day Neem ka Thana. Over 25000 soldiers were slain in this battle and caused heavy casualties on both sides.[2] Many Rajputs and Jats were slain in this battle. It is one of the last battles fought under the Jaipur rule, before English started to rule present day India.[3]

Warriors who fought[4][5][]

On the jaipur side almost all the Kacchawa and Shekhawat thikana had representation.

  • Thakur of Mandholi and Maonda - Tanwar Rajputs
  • Rao of Patan - Tanwar Rajput
  • Hanut Singh of Dundlodh - Kacchawa
  • Nawal Singh of Nawalgarh - Kacchawa [6]
  • Amar Singhji Rajawat of Dhula[7]
  • Nawal Singh Rajawat of Lasadya
  • Dulah singh Kacchawa of Chawaldeeda - Raipur
  • Shambhu Singh Kacchawa of Rasulpura
  • Sanwal Singh Kacchawa of Mangalwara
  • Awaj Singh Kacchawa of Tehtara

References[]

  1. Tanwar Rajvansh Ka Itihas By Dr. Mahendra Singh Tanwar khetasar
  2. Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan by Col. James Todd 332713
  3. The Rajputana gazetteers - 1880
  4. Sir William Wilson Hunter,Imperial gazetteer of India - Vol V 1908, page 257
  5. R.K. Gupta, S.R. Bakshi, Studies In Indian History: Rajasthan Through The Ages The Heritage Of ..., Page 19
  6. R.K. Gupta, S.R. Bakshi, Studies In Indian History: Rajasthan Through The Ages The Heritage Of ..., Page 19
  7. Dr RK Gupta & Dr SR Bakshi:Rajasthan Through the Ages Vol 4 Page 207:

Coordinates: 27°46′N 75°48′E / 27.767°N 75.8°E / 27.767; 75.8

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