TheTreaty of Bassein (1802) was signed between whom?
[B] Baji Rao II and Lord Minto I
[C] Baji Rao II and Lord Wellesley
[D] Baji Rao II and Lord Amherst
To get the throne of Poona, Baji Rao II signed the Treaty of Bassein (1802) with Lord Wellesley, who was the Governor- General of British East India Company. Due to this treaty, Marathas lost their pratical independence because Baji Rao II accepted nearly all the terms of the Subsidiary Alliance system.The excerpts of the treaty are
a) British recognized the Peshwa’s claim on Poona.
b) Baji Rao II gave up all the rights over Surat and he would not employ any foreigner except British.
c) He would acknowledge the British East India company as the supreme power of India.
d) He agreed to receive regular native infantry with attached European artillerymen on a permanent basis.