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Give a brief note on the wars between the Marathas and the British East India Company?

Answer :

Three wars were fought between the British and the Marathas.
First Anglo-Maratha War: - The first war ended with the Treaty of Salbai. There was no decisive victory after this war.
Second Anglo-Maratha War: - The second war resulted in the British gaining Orissa, Agra and Delhi.
Third Anglo-Maratha War: - The third war broke the power of the Marathas. The Company now had complete control over the territories south of the Vindhyas.

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