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Explain the foundation of the British rule in Bengal by the middle of the 18th century.

Asked by Topperlearning User 5th October 2016, 3:21 PM
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Farrukhsiyar granted the Company the right to carry out duty-free trade in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa in 1717. They began to interfere in local politics. They made territorial, monetary and political gains. Their active involvement in local matters led to the foundation of British rule in Bengal.

Answered by Expert 5th October 2016, 5:21 PM
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