battle of Plassey


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Noun1.battle of Plassey - the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengalbattle of Plassey - the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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However, the articles that I have written in this series about the looting of the Subcontinent wouldn't be complete unless I described the plunder of Bengal carried out by the British East India Company (BEIC) between the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the great Bengal famine of 1769-1773.
So when the Battle of Plassey occurred in 1757, ordinary people stood as onlookers even as the soldiers of the East India Company trounced the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies.
In such a time of triumphal chauvinism, the Dalit-East India Company collaboration is obviously unacceptable to the Hindu right wing, especially when Ambedkar had noted that the "untouchable" Dusads had helped Robert Clive to win the battle of Plassey in 1757, just as the "untouchable" Mahars, a community to which Ambedkar himself belonged, had helped the "foreigners" to win in Koregaon.
ON THIS DAY NATIONAL DAY OF LUXEMBOURG 1757: The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, led by Clive of India, over Indian forces - laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
NATIONAL DAY OF LUXEMBOURG 1757: The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for the British, led Clive of India, over Indian forces - laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
1757: The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal with victory for the British, led by Clive of India, over Indian forces - laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
On the Indian subcontinent, the military general Mir Jafar turned against the Nawab of Bengal and helped the British triumph at the decisive battle of Plassey.
SOME iconic moments that have defined the history of India -- the arrival of first East India Company ships in 1608, defeat of nawab Siraj- ud- daulah in the Battle of Plassey, the 1857 revolt, Pandit Nehru hoisting the Indian tricolour at Red Fort at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947 -- are now scattered across the world in the form of lakhs of negatives, lithographs and etchings.
He pointed out that hundred years before 1857, journey of freedom started from the Battle of Plassey.
when the Nawab of Bengal lost in the Battle of Plassey.
In 1757, forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive won the Battle of Plassey, which effectively marked the beginning of British colonial rule in India.
1757: The Battle of Plassey took place in Bengal, with victory for a British force of European and Indian sepoy troops, led by Clive of India, over troops of the Nawab of Bengal backed by French artillery, laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.