The Second Anglo-Maratha War: An Overview

This article provides an overview on the second Anglo-Maratha War (1803-1805). The Marathas had lost almost all their top-ranking leaders by the time Wellesley came to India as Governor-General. Mahadji Scindia, Ahalyabai, Nana Fadnavis had been dead. This removal of the leading personalities led to a selfish struggle among the Marathas. Peshwa Baji Rao II, Daulat Rao Scindia, Yaswant Rao [...]