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Why was Sirajuddaulah defeated in the Battle of Plassey?

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Why was Sirajuddaulah defeated in the Battle of Plassey?
posted Jun 25 by Vijay

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Robert Clive bribed Mir Jafar, the commander in chief of the Nawab's army, and also promised him to make him Nawab of Bengal. He defeated the Nawab at Plassey in 1757 and captured Calcutta. “The battle was preceded by the attack on British-controlled Calcutta by Nawab Siraj-ud-daulah and the Black Hole massacre.

answer Jun 27 by Sumana
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