Gangwana War

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The Gangwana war (Gangwana battle) was fought on 27 May 1741 at Gangwana near Ajmer between Bakht Singh Rathore and Sawai Jai Singh. Jat army took part in this battle under the leadership of Suraj Mal.

The Gangwana war 27 May 1741

On 7 May 1741 when Jai Singh was busy in negotiations with Peshwa Balaji Bajirao in Dholpur, he received information about Bakht Singh Rathore's planning of attack on Amber. Jai Singh returned with an army of 50000 people. This army included Jats also. There was encounter by Bakht Singh with the army of Jai Singh at place called Gangwana near Ajmer. This battle was fought on 27 May 1741. Jat army took part in this battle under the leadership of Suraj Mal. Bakht Singh was defeated.

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