Battle of Alegaon
Alegaon, Taluka: Shirur, District : Pune. 55 km east of Pune Maharashtra
Result Nizam Ali Khan and Raghunathrao victory against Madhavrao I.[1]
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMaratha Empire

Mughal Empire

Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMadhavrao I

Nizam Ali Khan


Remains of battle like hoses built for horses still found at Alegaon. Due to This village is also Called as Alegaon Paga.

The Battle of Alegaon was fought between Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad and Raghunathrao of the Maratha Empire against Madhavrao I of the Maratha Empire.[1] Raghunathrao had established an alliance with Nizam Ali Khan of Hyderabad.[1] When conflict arose between Raghunathrao and Madhavrao I, a joint campaign between Nizam Ali Khan and Raghunathrao resulted in Madhavrao I being heavily defeated.[1] Madhavrao I surrendered on 12 November 1762.[2] Nizam Ali Khan got all of his previously lost territories that were lost at the Battle of Udgir.[1] Madhavrao I submitted to his uncle, Raghunathrao.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5.
  2. ^ General on 12-November-1762, archived from the original on 18 May 2015, retrieved 6 May 2015