|Battle of Bhupalgarh|
|Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests|
|Maratha Empire||Nawab of Bengal|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Janoji Bhonsle||Ali Vardi Khan|
|Casualties and losses|
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. However, it also open the floodgate of the Maratha expeditions in Bengal almost annually.
- ↑ Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 175. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5. http://m.friendfeed-media.com/6e9ec7f58014456d2d5fd015cc8af9d2974509c0.
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