AKBAR WATCHES A BATTLE BETWEEN TWO RIVAL GROUPS OF SANYASIS AT THANESHWAR BY BASAWAN AND ASI

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June 30, 1556
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Military
Akbar 1556–1605

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Battle of Thanesar, (also known as the Battle of the Ascetics) was fought during the summer in the year 1567, near Thanesar on the banks of the Sarsawati Ghaggar River in the state of Haryana. While the Mughal Emperor Akbar was on his campaign to subdue the renegade Rajputs, he set up camp at a water Qanat (sacred spring) and established camp around that fresh water reservoir in order to properly manage his forces in the nearby