BRITISH RULE ESTABLISHMENT OF SUPERMACY OVER BENGAL
Bengal a very rich province of the Mughal Empire developed into an independent kingdom under Alivardi Khan After his death, his grandson Siraj-ud-daulah became the Nawab of Bengal The Battle of Plassey was a result of a quarrel that arose between Siraj-ud-daulah & the British in 1757
Battle of Plassey (1757AD) The English strengthening their fortification in Bengal so Siraj-ud-daulah asked them not to fortify their forts but English refused to do More over the British were misusing their trade privileges So the Nawab marched with his army & Captured Calcutta WI
146 British Soldiers were taken as captives & they were locked up in a very small room most of them died only 23 were survived This incident in history is called as the Black Hole Tragedy Admiral Watson & Robert Clive were sent to Bengal & recaptured Calcutta On 23rd June 1757, Siraj-ud-daulah met Robert Clive in a village called Plassey near Calcutta
With in few hours the Nawab defeated and killed of Bengal Qasim was made the Nawab of Bengal Qasim & British so he is removed Then the British appointed Mir Jafar as the Nawab After few years Mir Jafar was removed & Mir A misunderstanding developed between Mir
Mir Qasim entered into an alliance with Shuja-ud- daulah & Shah Alam Il against the British & invaded Bengal A battle between the combined army of Indian rulers & the British took place at Buxar on Oct 22, 1764 Mir Qasim & others were defeated by British Treaty of Allahabad Signed
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