First decisive military success of English East India Company in India is marked by

(A) Battle of Buxar
(B) Battle of Plassey
(C) Battle of Panipat
(D) Battle of Haldighati

Correct Answer : Battle of Buxar
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2008
Explanation : Major Hector Munro inflicted a crushing defeat on the allied army of Mir Qasim, Shujauddaula and Shah Alam-II at Buxar on 22nd October, 1764. Now there was no power left to demolish British empire. Thus, the battle of Buxar is regarded as the first decisive military success of English East India Company in India.
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