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When did the Talikota battle happen and for how many days?

Asked by Soumya Murthy, 04 Jan '09 01:11 am
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The provocative doings of Aliya Ramaraya led to the organization of confederacy of the Sultans of Deccan for the overthrow of Vijayanagara, towards the close of 1564. Of the five Muslim states, Berar alone stood aloof. Hussain Nizam Shah I of Ahmadnagar became the leader of the coalition and played the most conspicuous role in the subsequent battle. The battle of Talikota (also known as Battle of Rakkasatangadi) was fought in January 1565. Ramaraya and his two brothers Tirumala and Venkatadri took part in it. In spite of his old age, Ramaraya commanded the centre facing the Ahmadnagar forces. The right wing facing the Golkanda and Bidar forces was led by Venkatadri whereas the left wing confronting the Bijapur forces was led by Tirumala. In the beginning it appeared as if Vijayanagara was going to win. But a sudden attack from the enemy side led to the imprisonment and killing of Ramaraya. Tirumala withdrew to Vijayanagara, from where he fled to Penugonda with vast treasures an ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 04 Jan '09 05:06 am

 
  
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In 1565. it lasted for 5 years.
Answered by nargis bhambi, 04 Jan '09 01:16 am

 
  
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