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Battle of Plassey


      Battle of Plassey 1757
No. Battle of Plassey
1. Alivardi Khan, Nawab of Bengal kept Europeans Under his control. Though he maintained friendly relations with English.
2. Alivardikhan was died in 1756.
3. Siraj-ud-daula became the Nawab of Bengal.
4. The seven years war started in Europe in 1756.
5. The British and the French Started the extension of their fortification Bengal Nawab Siraj-ud-dah ordered to stop the extension works.
6. But British disobeyed the Nawab orders and continued their works at calcutta.
7. Siraj-ud-daula was angrey with British attitude and attacked calcutta with his troops and captured 143 English men and imprisoned them in a small room in fort william. Most of them were died due to suffocation.
8. This incident wsas known as 'the Black Hole Tragedy of calcutta'. This news reached Madras.
9. British sent Robert Clive and Adminal Watson to Calcutta. They recaptured Calcutta.
10. Rober Clive also occupied the French settlements in Chandranagore. As a result French influence in Bengal came to end.
11. Robert Clive conspired with Mir Jafar, the chief of the siraj's armies to replace Siraj-ud-daula.
12. Some other prominant persons also joined hands with Robert Clive.
13. Robert Clive proposed certain demands which would not have been accepted by the Siraj. Then war became inevitable.
14. In the battle that took place at plassey on 23 June 1757 Siraj-ud-daula was defeated and killed.
15. After the war Mir Jafar was made the Nawab of Bengal.
16. The battle of plassey laid foundations for British rule in India.

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