Circars sentence example

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  • According to Roxburgh, the great Indian botanist, the cultivated rice with all its numerous varieties has originated from a wild plant, called in India Newaree or Nivara, which is indigenous on the borders of lakes in the Circars and elsewhere in India, and is also native in tropical Australia.

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  • In 1816, however, the Pindaris entered British territory in the Northern Circars, where they destroyed 339 villages.

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  • But the French were no less supreme in the Deccan, whence they were able to take possession of the coast tract called " the Northern Circars."

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  • In the same year Clive despatched a force southwards under Colonel Forde, which captured Masulipatam from the French, and permanently established British influence throughout the Northern Circars, and at the court of Hyderabad.

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  • The provinces of Allahabad and Kora, forming the lower part of the Doab, were handed over to Shah Alam himself, who in his turn granted to the company the diwani or financial administration of Bengal, Behar and Orissa, together with the Northern Circars.

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  • In 1687 the Circars were added, along with the empire of Hyderabad, to the extensive empire of Aurangzeb.

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  • Salabat Jang, the son of the nizam ul mulk Asaf Jah, who was indebted for his elevation to the throne to the French East India Company, granted them in return for their services the district of Kondavid or Guntur, and soon afterwards the other Circars.

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  • In 1765 Lord Clive obtained from the Mogul emperor Shah Alam a grant of the five Circars.

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  • Hereupon the fort of Kondapalli was seized by the British, and on the 12th of November 1766 a treaty of alliance was signed with Nizam Ali by which the Company, in return for the grant of the Circars, undertook to maintain troops for the nizam's assistance.

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  • By a second treaty, signed on the 1st of March 1768, the nizam acknowledged the validity of Shah Alam's grant and resigned the Circars to the Company, receiving as a mark of friendship an annuity of £so,000.

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  • Finally, in 1823, the claims of the nizam over the Northern Circars were bought outright by the Company, and they became a British possession.

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  • These Northern Circars were five in number, Chicacole, Rajahmundry, Ellore, Kondapalli and Guntur, and their total area was about 30,000 sq.

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