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Battle of Katwa
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
Date September 17, 1742
Location Katwa
Result Nawab of Bengal's victory
Belligerents
Flag of the Maratha EmpireMaratha Empire Mughal Empire
Commanders and leaders
Raghuji Bhosle Alivardi Khan
Strength
12,000 Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Battle of Katwa occurred between the Nawab of Bengal and Maratha Empire in 1742. The Maratha's initially attacked and captured Katwa and Hooghly, in Bengal. The Nawab of Bengal Ali Vardi Khan responded with a direct attack at the Maratha camp at Katwa and devastated them so much that the entire Maratha army was driven out of Bengal on September 17, 1742.[1]

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