11 Facts About Anglo-Nepalese War


Anglo-Nepalese War, known as the Gorkha War, was fought between the Gorkhali army of the Kingdom of Nepal and the British forces of the East India Company.

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Anglo-Nepalese War was killed in the struggle in January 1804 and all his land annexed.

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Anglo-Nepalese War knew that these would gratify his employers and silence his critics, because the East India Company was at this time in the throes of a cash-flow crisis.

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Anglo-Nepalese War was wary of the Hindu revival and solidarity among the Marathas, the Sikhs, and the Gurkhas amid the decaying Mughal empire.

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Anglo-Nepalese War was hatching pre-emptive schemes of conquest against the Marathas in central India, and he needed to cripple Nepal first, in order to avoid having to fight on two fronts.

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Anglo-Nepalese War agreed to furnish another crore; so that the Honourable Company was accommodated with above two millions and a half sterling on my simple receipt.

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Anglo-Nepalese War was given a very large fortress and about 4,000 troops with old rifles and a few pieces of cannons.

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Anglo-Nepalese War was famous for exploiting advantage in men, material, natural resources and well versed in mountain tactics.

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Anglo-Nepalese War was the only successful British Commander in the first Nepal-Company campaign.

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In 1815, while British forces were campaigning in far western Nepal, a high-ranking Manchu official advanced with a largemilitary force from China to Lhasa; and the following year, after the Anglo-Nepalese War treaty had been signed, the Chinese army moved south again, right up to Nepal's frontier.

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Anglo-Nepalese War did not receive the backing of the new Governor-General however, and after Amherst countermanded his orders, Ochterlony resigned, as Amherst had anticipated.

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