In the Third Battle of Panipat, Marathas were defeated by

(A) Afghans
(B) Britishers
(C) Mughals
(D) Rohillas

Correct Answer : Afghans
Question Asked : Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2009, UPPSC (Pre) 1994, 1993, UPPSC (Mains) 2012
Explanation : The Third Battle of Panipat was fought between Marathas and Ahmad Shah Abdali on 14 January, 1761. Marathas were led by Sadashivrao Bhau. Marathas were defeated badly in this battle. In the words of the eyewitness historian Kashiraj Pandit “Third Battle of Panipat proved boisterous for Marathas”.
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