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Battle of Samana
Part of Mughal-Sikh Wars
Date1709
LocationSamana[1]
Result Sikh Victory.[2][3]
Belligerents
Sikh Akali flag.jpg Banda Bahadur and Khalsa Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Bahadur Shah
Strength
5,000 to 10,000. unknown (superior numbers)
Casualties and losses
Thousands of Mughal soldiers and civilians were slain by Sikh forces.[4]


The Battle of Samana was fought between Banda Singh Bahadur and Wazir Khan in 1709. Following the battle, Banda Singh Bahadur shook the administration of Delhi.[5]

Aftermath

Following the Sikh occupation of Samana in 1709, the Sikh army participated in a massacre of the city's residents. 10,000 unarmed Muslim men and women were slain.[6]

References

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