|Battle of Katwa|
|Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests|
|Maratha Empire||Mughal Empire|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Raghuji Bhosle||Alivardi Khan|
|Casualties and losses|
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.
- ↑ Jacques, Tony. Dictionary of Battles and Sieges. Greenwood Press. p. 516. ISBN 978-0-313-33536-5. http://m.friendfeed-media.com/6e9ec7f58014456d2d5fd015cc8af9d2974509c0.
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