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Second Battle of Katwa
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
Date 1745
Location Katwa
Result Nawab of Bengal's victory
Flag of the Maratha EmpireMaratha Empire Coat of Arms of Nawabs of BengalNawab of Bengal
Commanders and leaders
Raghuji Bhosle Alivardi Khan
20,000 Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Second Battle of Katwa occurred between the Nawab of Bengal and Maratha Empire in 1745. After the initial loss of the Maratha's at the First Battle of Katwa, the Maratha General, Raghuji Bhonsle attempted, once again, to conquer Katwa. Bhonsle, with 20,000 horsemen attacked Murshidabad then moved onwards to Katwa, where Nawab of Bengal Ali Vardi Khan once again defeated Raghuji and his men, sending them out of Bengal.[1]


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