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Battle of Katwa
Part of Imperial Maratha Conquests
DateSeptember 17, 1742
Result Nawab of Bengal's victory
Flag of the Maratha Empire.svgMaratha Empire

Mughal Empire

  • Coat of Arms of Nawabs of Bengal.PNGNawab of Bengal
Commanders and leaders
Raghuji Bhosle Alivardi Khan
12,000 Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

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.[1]


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