The Battle of Plassey was fought

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The Battle of Plassey was fought

Post  Nilesh Patel on Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:07 pm

1.  The Battle of Plassey was fought in

          A.  1757

          B.  1782

          C.  1748

          D.  1764

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Battle of Plassey, 23 June 1757, was a decisive British East India Company victory over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies, establishing Company rule in South Asia which expanded over much of the Indies for the next 190 years. The battle took place at Palashi, Bengal, on the river banks of the Bhagirathi River, about 150 km north of Calcutta, near Murshidabad, then capital of undivided Bengal. The belligerents were Siraj-ud-daulah, the last independent Nawab of Bengal, and the British East India Company.

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Plassey
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