Second Mysore war 1771

July 28th, 2010| In India.

Second Mysore war 1771

Hyder Ali had become powerful by occupying the madras and then British people made an agreement with him. That was madras agreement and they agreed to help Ali in the time of war. In 1771, when Maharashtra had attacked Mysore, the British people did not support Ali and they have occupied the mahe which was the French area. So hyder Ali had declared a war with the British people and hyder Ali’s son tipu sultan had defeated the British. And the British governor had sent the Hyderabad nijams and Maharashtra people to fight with Hyder Ali.

Before the war had completed, hyder Ali died due to some disease and so tipu sultan continued the war by becoming the king. And at the same time, there was an agreement between the French people and British people. So the British attacked Mysore from all the sides and when the British were to win, the governor had made an agreement with tipu sultan in 1784. This is only Mangalore agreement and according to this, they take should take their respective kingdoms and the prisoners were released. The British governor later on felt bad about the agreement as there was more expenditure