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प्लास्सेय का युद्ध

Date

23 June 1757

Location

PalashiBengal Subah
CoordinatesDescription: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png23.80°N 88.25°E

Result

Decisive victory for the British East India Company

Territorial
changes

Bengal annexed by the East India Company

Belligerents

Description: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/17/Union_flag_1606_%28Kings_Colors%29.svg/23px-Union_flag_1606_%28Kings_Colors%29.svg.png Great Britain

·         Description: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b3/Flag_of_the_British_East_India_Company_%281707%29.svg/23px-Flag_of_the_British_East_India_Company_%281707%29.svg.png East India Company

Mughal Empire

·         Principality of Bengal

Description: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9a/Royal_Standard_of_the_King_of_France.svg/23px-Royal_Standard_of_the_King_of_France.svg.png France

Commanders and leaders

Description: Kingdom of Great Britain Colonel Robert Clive

·         Major Kilpatrick

·         Major Grant

·         Major Eyre Coote

·         Captain Gaupp

Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah

·         Mohan Lal

·         Mir Madan  

·         Mir Jafar Ali Khan(defector)

·         Yar Lutuf Khan (defector)

·         Rai Durlabh (defector)

Description: Kingdom of France Monsieur Sinfray

Strength

1750 European soldiers
100 Topasses
2,100 Indian sepoys
100 gunners
cannon (six 6-poundersand 2 howitzers)

Mughal Empire:
700 infantry
500 cavalry of Siraj ud-Daulah
3,500 infantry
1,500 cavalry of Mir Jafar
53 field pieces (mostly 32, 24 and 18-pounders)


France:
50 artillerymen (6 field pieces)

Casualties and losses

220 killed
(205 Europeans, 15 Indians
[dubious – discuss])
150 wounded
(125 Europeans and 25 Indians
[dubious – discuss])[1]

जून १७५७ में हुए इस युद्ध में अंग्रेजों ने रोबर्ट क्लीव के नेतृत्व में बंगाल के नवाब सिराज उद दौला से युद्ध कर उनहैं हराकर मीर जफ़र को नवाब बना दिया | सिराज उद दौला को मुहम्मद बेग नाम के एक कैदी ने बेरहमी से क़त्ल कर दिया |