Nargund Fort, Gadag

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Nargund Fort is the main attraction of the town of Nargund, Gadag District, Karnataka. It was one of the two forts constructed by Chhatrapati Shivaji circa 1675, the other being Ramdurg Fort. In 1691-92 it was captured by Aurangzeb and but then retaken in 1706-07 by Ramrao Dadaji Bhave. In 1778, it was conquered by Hyder Ali, the king of Mysore of that time, though it was captured by Tipu Sultan in 1784. In 1857, it was the site of a revolt against the British who ruled India; Baba Saheb (Bhaskar Rao Bhave) participated in this rebellion.

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