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Palashi
Palashi
Palashi
[pəˈlaːsi]), also known as Plassey, is a village on the Bhagirathi river, located approximately 50 kilometres north of the city of Krishnanagar in Kaliganj CD Block in the Nadia District
Nadia District
of West Bengal, India. The nearest major town is Beldanga. It has its own two local gram panchayat
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Butea
See textSynonymsPlaso Adans. Butea monosperma
Butea monosperma
fruits. Butea
Butea
is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the pea family, Fabaceae. It is sometimes considered to have only two species, B. monosperma and B
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Archaeological Survey Of India
The Archaeological Survey of India, is a Government of India
Government of India
(Ministry of Culture) organisation responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country. It was founded in 1861 by the British Raj. ASI (archaeology) as well as BSI (botany), FSI (forests), FiSI (fisheries), GSI (geology), IIEE (ecology), NIO (oceanography), RGCCI (Census of India), SI (cartography) and ZSI (zoology) are key national survey organisations of India.Contents1 History1.1 Formation of the ASI 1.2 1885–1901 1.3 1901–1947 1.4 1947–19562 Organisation2.1 Circles 2.2 Directors-General3 Museums 4 Library 5 Publications 6 State government archaeological departments 7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksHistory[edit] ASI was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham
Alexander Cunningham
who also became its first Director-General
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2011 Census Of India
The 15th Indian Census was conducted in two phases, house listing and population enumeration. House listing phase began on 1 April 2010 and involved collection of information about all buildings. Information for National Population Register was also collected in the first phase, which will be used to issue a 12-digit unique identification number to all registered Indian residents by Unique Identification Authority of India
India
(UIDAI). The second population enumeration phase was conducted between 9 and 28 February 2011. Census has been conducted in India
India
since 1872 and 2011 marks the first time biometric information was collected. According to the provisional reports released on 31 March 2011, the Indian population increased to 121 crore with a decadal growth of 17.64%.[2] Adult literacy rate increased to 74.04% with a decadal growth of 9.21%
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British Raj
Indian languagesGovernment ColonyMonarch of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Emperor/Empressa •  1858–1901 Victoria •  1901–1910 Edward VII •  1910–1936 George V •  1936 Edward VIII •  1936–1947 George VI Viceroy
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Indian Subcontinent
The Indian subcontinent, is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate
Indian Plate
and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
from the Himalayas
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Seven Years' War
Anglo-Prusso-Portuguese coalition victoryTreaty of Saint Petersburg (1762) Treaty of Hamburg (1762) Treaty of Paris (1763) Treaty of Hubertusburg
Treaty of Hubertusburg
(1763)Territorial changes Status quo ante bellum in Europe. Transfer of colonial possessions between Great Britain, France, Spain, and Portugal.France cedes its possessions east of the Mississippi River, Canada (except Saint-Pierre and Miquelon), the island of Grenada, and the Northern Circars
Northern Circars
in India
India
to Great Britain. France cedes Louisiana
Louisiana
and its territory west of the Mississippi River to Spain. Spain
Spain
cedes Florida to Great Britain. Four "neutral" Caribbean
Caribbean
islands divided between Britain (St. Vincent, Tobago, Dominica) and France (St
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Robert Clive
Major-General
Major-General
Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB, FRS (29 September 1725 – 22 November 1774), also known as Clive of India, Commander-in-Chief of British India, was a British officer and privateer who established the military and political supremacy of the East India Company in Bengal. He is credited with securing a large swath of South Asia
South Asia
(Bangladesh, India, Pakistan) and the wealth that followed, for the British East India Company. In the process, he also turned himself into a multi-millionaire. Together with Warren Hastings he was one of the key early figures setting in motion what would later become British India
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Nawab Of Bengal
Persian Bengali Hindi Urdu ArabicGovernment NobilityHistorical era Mughal Empire Company rule
Company rule
in India •  Emergence of the Mughal Empire 1526 •  Established 1717 •  Battle of Plassey 23 June 1757 •  Battle of Buxar 22 October 1764 •  Abolition of the title of Nawab of Bengal 1880 •  Abdication of Mansoor Ali Khan, the last Nawab of Bengal 1 November 1880 •  Emergence of the Nawab o
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[note 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation.[1] To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.[2]Contents1 History 2 Geodetic datum 3 Horizontal coordinates3.1 Latitude
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Bengal
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
– Bengali[1] West Bengal
West Bengal
– Bengali, English[2]This article contains Bengali text
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British East India Company
The East India
India
Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India
India
Company and informally as John Company,[1] was an English and later British joint-stock company,[2] that was formed to pursue trade with the "East Indies"[citation needed] (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China
Qing China
and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent. Originally chartered as the "Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies", the company rose to account for half of the world's trade[citation needed], particularly in basic commodities including cotton, silk, indigo dye, salt, saltpetre, tea, and opium
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Nawab
Nawab
Nawab
(Eastern Nagari: নবাব/নওয়াব, Devanagari: नवाब/नबाब, Perso-Arab: نواب) also spelt Nawaab, Navaab, Navab, Nowab< Nabob and Nobab is an honorific title ratified and bestowed by the reigning Mughal emperor
Mughal emperor
to semi-autonomous Muslim
Muslim
rulers of princely states in South Asia. "Nawab" usually refers to males; the female equivalent is "begum" or "nawab begum". The primary duty of a nawab was to uphold the sovereignty of the Mughal emperor
Mughal emperor
along with the administration of a certain province. The title of "nawab" was also awarded as a personal distinction by the paramount power, similar to a British peerage, to persons and families who ruled a princely state, for various services to the Government of British India
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Gram Panchayat
Executive:Prime Minister Union Council of Ministers Cabinet Secretary Secretaries: (Defence • Finance • Foreign • Home) Civil services All India
India
Services (IAS • IFS/IFoS • IPS)Parliament: Rajya Sabha
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Beldanga
Beldanga
Beldanga
is a town and a municipality in Barhampur subdivision
Barhampur subdivision
of Murshidabad district
Murshidabad district
in the state of West Bengal, India
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Murshidabad
Murshidabad
Murshidabad
(Pron: ˈmʊəʃɪdəˌbɑ:d/bæd or ˈmɜ:ʃɪdəˌ)[nb 1] is a town in Murshidabad district
Murshidabad district
of West Bengal
West Bengal
state in India. The city of Murshidabad
Murshidabad
is located on the eastern bank of the Bhagirathi, a distributary of the Ganges River.Contents1 Geography 2 History2.1 Historic places3 Economics 4 Demographics 5 Educational institutes 6 Training institutes 7 Notable residents 8 Notes 9 Bibliography 10 External linksGeography[edit] The District Of Murshidabad
Murshidabad
has an area of 2143 sq. m. It is divided into two nearly equal portions by the Bhagirathi, the ancient channel of the Ganges. The tract to the west, known as the Rarh, consists of hard clay and nodular limestone. The general level is high, but interspersed with marshes and seamed by hill torrents
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