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  • Battle of Panipat

    Posted by Ishita on May 13, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    Write a short note on the first battle of Panipat?

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  • Shivani

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    Battle of battle of Plassey, (23 June 1757). finish for British people India|archipelago} Company within the Battle of battle of Plassey was the beginning of nearly 2 centuries of British rule out India. For an occurrence with such big consequences, it absolutely was a amazingly unimpressive military encounter, the defeat of the nabob of geographical region owing a lot of to betrayal.

    In India, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was diagrammatical by British people archipelago Company, a venture that had been given a charter in 1600 to pursue trade the archipelago that enclosed the correct to make its own army. The French archipelago Company had an analogous remit. From 1746, the rival corporations fought the Carnatic Wars for advantage in Asian nation, wherever they maintained commercialism posts, and wanted influence over native rulers. In 1755, Siraj ud-Daulah became nabob of geographical region and adopted a pro-French policy. He overran British commercialism posts, as well as city, wherever British prisoners were allegedly left to die within the ill-famed “black hole of city.” colonel Baron Clive of Plassey was sent from Madras to retake city and from there began plotting the overthrow of the nabob. one in all the nawab’s discontent followers, Mir Jafar, was bribed on the Q.T. with a promise of the throne if he would back British people. different Bengali generals were additionally suborned.

    Clive advanced on the Bengali capital, Murshidabad, and was confronted by the nawab’s army at battle of Plassey (Palashi) by the Bhaghirathi watercourse. The balance of forces looked as if it would create a British finish not possible. The nawab’s army numbered fifty,000, simple fraction foot armed at the best with musket muskets. The French had sent artillerymen to bolster the Bengali cannon to over fifty guns. Facing this host, general organized his force of three,000, composed of European and Sepoy troops and a far smaller force of artillery.

    The French artillery opened hearth 1st, followed by the Bengali guns. British people guns came hearth. thanks to the shut proximity of the Bengali cavalry to the French guns, Clive’s bombardment lost the artillery however caused injury to the cavalry, forcing the nabob to drag them back for cover. once the nawab’s foot advanced, Clive’s field guns opened hearth with shot together with volleys of foot muzzle loader hearth, and therefore the Bengali troops were control back. Mir Jafar, with around tierce of the Bengali army, didn’t take part the fighting, despite pleas from the nabob, and remained isolated on one flank.

    The battle gave the impression to be heading for a stalemate once it began to rain. general had brought tarpaulins to stay his powder dry, however the Bengalis had no such protection. Thinking that British people guns were rendered as ineffective as his own by damp powder, the nabob ordered his cavalry to charge. However, British people guns opened hearth and slaughtered several of the cavalry, killing their commander Mir Madan Khan. The nabob frightened at the loss of this valued general and ordered his forces to fall back, exposing the French artillery contingent. This was hurried by British people and captured. With the French cannon taken, British people bombarded the nawab’s positions while not reply and therefore the tide of the battle turned. The nabob fled the parcel of land on a artiodactyl mammal, and Mir Jafar was punctually put in in power as a British puppet. The finish had price the lives of solely twenty-two troopers on British people aspect, whereas achieving a significant stride toward British management of geographical region.

    The battle gave the impression to be heading for a stalemate once it began to rain. general had brought tarpaulins to stay his powder dry, however the Bengalis had no such protection. Thinking that British people guns were rendered as ineffective as his own by damp powder, the nabob ordered his cavalry to charge. However, British people guns opened hearth and slaughtered several of the cavalry, killing their commander Mir Madan Khan. The nabob frightened at the loss of this valued general and ordered his forces to fall back, exposing the French artillery contingent. This was hurried by British people and captured. With the French cannon taken, British people bombarded the nawab’s positions while not reply and therefore the tide of the battle turned. The nabob fled the parcel of land on a artiodactyl mammal, and Mir Jafar was punctually put in in power as a British puppet. The finish had price the lives of solely twenty-two troopers on British people aspect, whereas achieving a significant stride toward British management of geographical region.

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