Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The first battle of tarain was held between Mahmud of Ghazni and Prithviraj Chauhan.
2.Prithviraj was scored a brilliant victory in this battle.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Explanation: Ghori attacked the fortress of Tabarhinda (Bhatinda), a strategic point for the Chauhans of Ajmer.
- The ruler of Ajmer Prithviraj Chauhan marched to Tabarhinda and faced the invader in the First Battle of Tarain (1191).
- Prithviraj scored a brilliant victory in this battle but failed to consolidate his position believing this battle to be a frontier fight, and did not expect the Ghurids to make regular attacks.
Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT