Lachit Borphukan: The Legendary Ahom Warrior
Lachit Borphukan was a famous military leader in the 17th century
He was best known for his victory against the invading forces of the Mughal Empire.
He was born into a royal family of the Kingdom of Koch, in present-day Assam.
He quickly rose through the ranks of the Ahom army and was appointed as the commander-in-chief by King Swargadeo Chakradhwaj Singha.
1. In 1671, Lachit led the Ahom army to victory against Mughal forces in the Battle of Saraighat.
Lachit is revered as a hero in Assam and is considered one of the greatest generals in Indian history.
His statue has been installed at many places across Assam
He is still revered as a national hero and is an inspiration to many people in Assam today.
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