Preeti Agarwal , asked a question
Subject: Social Science , asked on 9/6/15

What are the reasons for BATTLE OF PLASSEY ?

Maher Sayeed , added an answer, on 10/6/15
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  • siraj ud daulah was administering the state of bengal. he ordered the british and french to demolish the fortification at calcutta and chandernagore respectively. The french obliged his ordre but the british did not.he attacked the british factory at cassimbazaar and also captured fort William.
  • This was the reason behind the battle of plassey.
 after hearing the capture the company sent a large military expedetion under robert clive and admiral watson. without any serious fighting gtghey recapgtured calcutta. The british conspired with Mir Jafar the commander in chief of siraj ud daulah and placed him as the nawab of bengal.
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