Battle of Attock: Reshaping South Asia’s History

The Battle of Attock in 1758 marked a crucial turning point in the Maratha-Durrani rivalry, altering the power dynamics in South Asia. This conflict showcased the strategic prowess of Maratha leaders Raghunathrao and Mahadaji Shinde, extending Maratha influence into strategic northwestern territories and significantly impacting the region’s geopolitical landscape.