Consider the following statements about Treaty of Alinagar:

  1. The treaty was signed between Tipu Sultan and Marathas
  2. Tipu ceded half of his territories to Marathas by this treaty

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

Both are incorrect statements
Treaty of Alinagar was signed on February 9, 1757 between Robert Clive of the British East India Company and the Nawab of Bengal, Mirza Muhammad Siraj Ud Daula. The signing of the treaty was one of the events leading up to the famous Battle of Plassey.

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