Battle of Chausa

Mughal emperor Humayun attacked Sherkhan, the ruler of Bengal and Bihar, in 1537 with a the aim of bringing the latter's province under the control of the Mughals. Sherkhan was an able strategist than Humayum and he coped up a peace treaty with the Mughal king. When Humayun turned his attention from the east Sherkhan attacked him at a place called Chausa. In this battle of Chausa in 1539, Humayun was defeated and he escaped to Agra.

Updated on 24th June, 2015


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