Author:Shree Govind Misra

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History of Bihar 1740-1772

By: Shree Govind Misra

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002401

ISBN: 8121503825

Condition: New


During the reign of Aurangzeb, Bihar had the status of an independent administrative unit of the Mughal Empire. The Bihar governors then were in no way subordinate to the governors of Bengal. After Fakhr-ud-Dowla, its last independent governor, Bihar was, however, annexed to the Bengal Suba and it remained as an appanage of Bengal thereafter for about 200 years (1733 to 1912). The battle of Giria in 1740 made Alivardi the undisputed ruler of Bengal and Bihar, and was succeeded by Siraj-ud-Dowla in 1765. The period between 1757 and 1765 was marked by the growth of the British influence in Benga... View more info