MODERN HISTORY OF INDIA LECTURE 4
ANGLO MARATHA WARS
Modern History of India for UPSC and other competitive Examination. Today we are going to share the lecture Number 4 related to the Indian History for UPSC EXAM. We have already shared 3 lectures related to this Modern History of India.
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In this Indian History class, the tutor is going to explain about the Anglo Maratha wars. For detailed information watch the video carefully. The tutor is going to discuss first Anglo Maratha war then second Anglo Maratha war and at the last, he will discuss the third Anglo Maratha war. This part of modern history is very important and approximately 1-3 questions is being asked from this part.
After the video tutorial, we have shared a text file in a summary form about the Anglo Maratha Wars lecture. After watching this Indian history tutorial you can note down the important points from the given article below.
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v Maratha Empire was a power that dominated a large portion of the Indian subcontinent in the 18th century. The empire came into existence from 1674 with the coronation of Shivaji as the Chhatrapati and ended in 1818 with the defeat of Peshwa Bajirao II by the hands of British East India Company. The Marathas are credited for ending the Mughal rule in India.
• The 3rd Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao died in 1761 due to shock after his defeat at the Third Battle of Panipat.
• His son Madhavrao succeeded him. He was able to recover some of the Maratha power and territories which they had lost in the Battle of Panipat.
• When Madhavrao died in 1772, there was a tussle for power in the Maratha camp.
• Madhavrao Peshwa gave semi-autonomy to the strongest of the knights to effectively manage the large empire.
ü Peshwas Pune
ü Gaekwads Baroda
ü Holkars Indore
ü Scindias Gwalior