Treaty of Yandabu

Treaty of Yandabu 1826

The Treaty of Yandabu or Yandabu Accord brought peace after the First Anglo Burmese War. It was signed on February 24, 1826. Treaty was signed between East India Company and King of Ava (Ava was capital of Burma from 1364-1841). As per this treaty:

  1. Assam, Manipur, Arakan, Taninthai were ceded to British.
  2. The Burmese had to cease interference in Chachar Kingdom and Jaintia Hills.
  3. Burmese agreed to pay an indemnity of One million Pounds sterling to British.
  4. Burmese agreed to allow diplomatic representatives from British.
  5. Burmese also agreed to sign a commercial treaty in due course of time.

The first among the above 5 conditions was very important, which led to Annexation of Assam.

 

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