• Name of the Fort:
  • Kharda
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Medium
  • Endurance Level:
  • Medium

About Fort

  • District:
  • Ahmednagar
  • Base Village:
  • Kharda
  • Description:
  • An historical fort at Kharda is a tourist destination. It remembers the Battle of Kharda battled between the Maratha Confederacy under the Peshwa of Pune and the Nizam of Hyderabad, in 1795. The Maratha Confederacy, alongside Rajput (khada rajputs) won the war of Kharda. Hindu Rajput khada are warriors from the locale in and around Rajasthan.As Maratha Kingdom was spread from Deccan to Oudh and from Rajasthan to Odisha. Rajput khadas underpinned the war against Nizam of Hyderabad. Real pretended by Bayas Rajput (Formerly Known as Bhaisade) Gaur and Goud families. In lieu of that "Gasp" had given "Jagir" i.e. area to Hindu Rajput khadas at Dharedwadi close Kharda. Numerous Rajput families had moved from Kharda to Pune and Mumbai alongside Bayas and Goud families. Hindu Rajput khada thakur are otherwise called Thakurs and the tongue of this tribe is known as ‘Thakuri Bhasha’.