Q. The famous “Treaty of Allahabad” was related to which of the following?

[A] The Third carnatic war

[B] The Battle of Plassey

[C] The Battle of Buxar

[D] The Battle of San Thome

Answer: C

Explanation: After fleeing from Bengal Mir Qasim aligned with the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II and the Nawab of Oudh, Shuja-ud-daulah, who were equally aggrieved by the interference of the Company in their internal affairs. They declared war against the British.

  • The battle was fought at Buxar (1764). By virtue of its superior armed the Company forces won the battle.
  • The victory of the British led to the signing of the Treaty of Allahabad (1765) by Robert Clive with Shah Alam II.
  • By this treaty the Company got the Diwani right to collect land revenue from the princely states of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT