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Battle of Bhupalgarh
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
Date 1747
Location Burdwan
Result Nawab of Bengal's Victory
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha Empire Maratha Empire Coat of Arms of Nawabs of BengalNawab of Bengal
Commanders and leaders
Janoji Bhonsle Ali Vardi Khan
Strength
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Burdwan occurred between the Nawab of Bengal and Maratha empires in 1747. After the dismissal of Mir Jafar by Ali Vardi Khan, an army was amassed to defend against the invading Maratha forces of Janoji Bhonsle at Orissa. Ali Vardi Khan managed to heavily repulse and defeat the Maratha's in this battle.[1] However, it also open the floodgate of the Maratha expeditions in Bengal almost annually.

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