Plassey: The Battle that Changed the Course of Indian History

01 January 2020

Sudeep Chakravarti

The journalist Sudeep Chakravarti revisits the Battle of Plassey, fought on 23 June 1757, between the forces of the nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-daulah, and East India Company troops led by Robert Clive. He sets it against the broader political context of the time, and explores the stories of the battle’s other protagonists.

Aleph, 440 pages, Rs 799