city in India

Panipat is an old town in Haryana area of India.[1] It is 90 kms north of Delhi and 130 kms south of Chandigarh.

Three famous battles were fought here at different times in history: the First Battle of Panipat in 1526, the Second Battle of Panipat in 1556 and the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.[2]

Today, Panipat is famous as 'The Town of Weavers' because of its fine carpet-weaving and textile industries[source?].


  1. Panipat Introduction
  2. Richards, JF, 'The Mughal Empire' Cambridge"Cambridge UP, 1993