Dara Shikoh lost against his brother Aurangzeb due to the following reasons:
- Dara Shokoh had no experience in matters of warfare, while Aurangzeb had capable commanders like Mir Jumla II to help him in war.
- Although Dara Shikoh’s army was large in number, Aurangzeb had the edge when it came to quality
- At the battle of Samugarh, Dara Sikoh’s close knit army lacked the coordination which Aurangzeb’s army possessed. This led to the defeat of Dara Sikoh in the ensuing battle.
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