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I know very less from my childhood memories, that Mohammed Ghori, an emperror, makes King Prithviraj a prisoner and makes him blind by removing his eyes with two hot rods. But still Prithviraj chauhan manages to kill Ghori. How did he managed to kill Ghori?

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a poem. – Yannis Jun 26 '14 at 8:21
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He didn't. Mu'izz al-Din Muhammad captured Rai Pithora in the Second Battle of Tarain in 1192, and had him executed.

Because Muhammad of Ghor was assassinated by unknown persons in 1206, a story appeared that it was Prithviraj who somehow took his revenge. That story has no historical basis.

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Seems false to me. Link. – Mr_Green Jun 26 '14 at 8:44
@Mr_Green that "Prithviraj Chauhan Foundation" link says legend states and (Source : Seems untrustworthy to me. – Semaphore Jun 26 '14 at 8:57
Yeah you are right. but actually, I heard the same story in my childhood. To be frank, I am confused now. – Mr_Green Jun 26 '14 at 8:59
Childhood stories a.k.a. myths, legends, are not actual history. – Semaphore Jun 26 '14 at 9:05

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