Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Solstice at Panipat: 14 January 1761” as Want to Read:
Solstice at Panipat: 14 January 1761
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Solstice at Panipat: 14 January 1761

4.28 of 5 stars 4.28  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  6 reviews
'Solstice at Panipat' is an authentic account of the third battle of Panipat fought between the Marathas and the Afghans on 14 January 1761.

The sun stood still as the mighty powers clashed for the empire of India in the killing fields of Panipat. Hundreds of thousands of men died in twelve hours in their titanic struggle for supremacy. One of them emerged victorious; yet i
...more
Paperback, 287 pages
Published April 2011 by Mula Mutha Publishers
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Solstice at Panipat, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Solstice at Panipat

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 80)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Hrishikesh
An extremely engaging book. Very well researched and detailed. However, I cannot in all honesty, objectively comment on the writing style of the author - the story itself is so profound, and strikes such a deep chord, that I cannot give a fair and unbiased assessment of the writing style.

The Third Battle of Panipat has been a landmark event in Indian history. What makes this battle so different is that it was an attempt to prevent a foreign power (Ahmed Shah Abdali) from seizing the rule of Indi
...more
Samir Bodkhe
its a good book.Seems balanced and gives a background before the epic battle.
Siddarth Gore
This is a very engaging book about all the political and strategic happenings in 18th century India. This was truly the era of the Marathas. We generally associate Panipat with the end of Maratha power. But that is not so. The Maratha power was dominant till 4 decades after that battle.
SANTOSH REDDY
A well researched book written in a detached and unbiased manner.The third battle of panipat and its effects have a bearing on our national life to the present day.if sadashiv bhau / marathas had won the battle,the course of next 250 years would have been different.It would be an exaggeration ,but still i do feel that many geopolitical issues like partition of the Indian subcontinent would have been avoided if the marathas were victorious.But i do know very well that their is no scope for if s a ...more
Nishad
Apr 21, 2014 Nishad added it
heet
Salil Kanitkar
Excellent piece of work!

Very detailed, very articulate. No over-dramatization - told in facts. Great read.
Sumeetha Manikandan
Sumeetha Manikandan marked it as to-read
Jan 19, 2015
Prasad
Prasad marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2015
Ketan Mohite
Ketan Mohite marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2015
Kiran Kumar
Kiran Kumar marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2015
Kedar Kulkarni
Kedar Kulkarni marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2015
Harashad Ranshevare
Harashad Ranshevare marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2015
Bhavesh
Bhavesh marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2015
Shashi
Shashi marked it as to-read
Dec 02, 2014
Ani
Ani marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2014
Vikram K
Vikram K is currently reading it
Nov 22, 2014
Rahul
Rahul marked it as to-read
Sep 26, 2014
Priyasarwar
Priyasarwar marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2014
Amit
Amit marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2014
Harshad Surdi
Harshad Surdi marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2014
Arvind Kale
Arvind Kale marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2014
Shailesh
Shailesh marked it as to-read
Sep 03, 2014
Aditya Dixit
Aditya Dixit marked it as to-read
Aug 24, 2014
Swapna
Swapna is currently reading it
Aug 15, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Solstice at Panipat: 14 January 1761 Bakhar of Panipat

Share This Book