Disturbances in Berar

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Disturbances in Berar
Part of Minor Campaigns
Date: 1841-56
Location: Berar
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 20.5°N 77.5°E
Result: Suppression of banditry
Hyderabad Contingent Rohillas and Arabs


After the defeat of the Marathas at the end of the 2nd Maratha War in 1803, Berar was ceded to the Nizam of Hyderabad. It continued to be afflicted with banditry and unrest. The Hyderabad Contingent carried out a series of actions which last ed until the outbreak of the Indian Mutiny.

External Links

Berar Province Wikipedia
Berar Imperial Gazetteer
Map of Central Provinces and Berar University of Chicago

Historical books on-line

A History of the Hyderabad Contingent by Reginald George Burton (1905) Disturbances in Berar Archive.org