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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About the 15 August brutal assassination, Obaidul Quader said Meer Zafor and Yar Latif betrayed Emperor Sirajuddaula in the battle of Plassey while Mosatk and the then army chief Ziaur Rahman did it on August 15 in 1975 and Tarique Rahman was the mastermind behind the brutal 21 August carnage.
The phenomenon started after the Battle of Plassey in 1757, gained momentum after the Battle of Buxar (1764) and was completed in the aftermath of the rebellion of 1857.
| 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.
This victory consolidated British presence in Bengal and is known as the Battle of Plassey.
The Battle of Plassey - often dubbed as Bengal's first big battle in history - was a defining moment, they say, for the British East India Company.
Betrayed by Mir Jafar, then Commander of Nawab's Army, Siraj lost the Battle of Plassey on 23 June 1757, almost a hundred years before the War of Independence.
Developed as a parade ground of the forces at the Fort William in the second half of the 18th century by the British after their victory in the battle of Plassey, the wide grassy stretch is part of the Maidan (or open field), considered the lungs of the metropolis.
The 190-year colonization of India-Pakistan sub-continent- that begun with Robert Clive winning what is called the Battle of Plassey in 1757 and ended with the culmination of British rule with the creation of Pakistan as a separate homeland in August 1947- has corrupted the minds and souls of us- the former subjects- so thoroughly that we are being still governed by their laws.
Nawaz faced what happened with Nawab Siraj-ud-Daulah in the Battle of Plassey in 1757," he said.
Talking to media persons in Islamabad on Saturday, he said that PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and party leaders deceived the party supremo and he was met the same treatment as Mir Jaffar did with Siraj ud Daula in battle of Plassey.
| 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.