Indian History

Alivardi Khan

  • Alivardi Khan was a Turk. He came to India and entered into service in Bengal in 1726.
  • He earned good opinion in Delhi Durbar and got the title of Mahabat Jung.
  • Due to the weakness of Mughal Govt. Alivardi Khan marched from Patna upon Mushirabad and was successful in the battle that took place in 1740.
  • He became the Nawab of Bengal in 1740.