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Mir Jafar

Mir Jafar was the Nawab of Bengal from 1757-1760.

During his period the real power was in the hands of Clive.

Mir Jafar worried about the problem of finance. He had no money even to pay the soldiers.

He tried to crush Hindu officers i.e. Durlabhrai and Ramnarain.

He had to meet the danger from the Dutch.

The Dutch were defeated in the battle of Bidderra by Colonel Forde.

Ali Gohour, who was the son of Mughal emperor, Alamgir, marched upto Patna. But he was defeated by Clive. For this help Clive got from Mir Jafar the revenues of the land South of Calcutta.

Mir Jafar was deposed in 1760.

Mir Jafar was died in 1765.

His son Najam-ud-daula became the Nawab of Bengal but all the powers passed into the hands of English Company.