Question of The Day01-05-2022

When did Humayun invade Chunar Fort first time?


Correct Answer : a ) 1532

Explanation :

Chunar Fort was invaded by Humayun for the first time in 1532. Sher Khan accepted his defeat when the Fort was seized by Humayun for 4 months. Sher Khan recaptured it when Humayun moved towards Bengal. After Sher Shah died in 1545, the fort remained under the control of his son Islam Shah until 1553. The British took the fort in 1764. Humayun also invaded Kalinjar Fort in 1531 and he annexed Raisina Fort in 1532.

Chunar Fort is located in the Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh. Humayun was the eldest son of Babur. He fought many battles like Battle of Panipat, Battle of Khanwa, etc.

Hence, option (A) is correct.

This question was asked in GS paper of BPSC Prelims Exam 2008.



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