When was the Second Battle of Panipat fought? Who won?
Hemus 1500 strong army including elephants initially uprooted Mughal forces. Hemu was on the verge of victory when Bairam Khan thought of a strategy. He asked one of his soldiers to move stealthily towards Hemu and hit him with an arrow. The arrow stuck Hemu in the eye and he fell down unconscious. He was dragged down towards the Mughal cantonment. There was an argument between Bairam Khan and Akbar wherein the former asked the young king to slit Hemus throat. Akbar was averse to the idea but Bairam Khan forcibly took his sword and flung it hard at Hemus neck, as his hea ...more