what were the consequence of battle of buxar?how did it affect the indian ruler?

The Battle of Buxar was fought on 23 October 1764 between the East India Company on one side and the combined forces of the Mughal Emperor, the Nawab of Awadh and the Nawab of Bengal on one side. The East India Compay won the battle. This victory had important consequences in the history of India.

1. The British acquired control over large parts of Northern India in the present day states of West BengalOrissaBiharJharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh. They acquired the diwani or the power to collect revenue from these parts. 

2. The Mughal Empire became completely powerless with the emperor becoming a pensioner of the British. The East India Company was now the most powerful force in India.

3. Awadh became a buffer state between the British and the Mughal territories.


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