Monday, October 26, 2009

THE ANNEXATION OF LOWER AND UPPER ASSAN

After the treaty of Yandaboo the Calcutta council had to face the realities of disposing of Assam. David Scott was called upon to tender his views. Scott favoured the establishment of a native dynasty under the protection of the British Government on certain terms and conditions.
1. To restored monarch would have to pay Rs. 8 lakhs to the British annually.
2. Lower Assam as far as Bishnath be retained by the company and Upper Assam be retored to the Ahom prince under the advice of the British Government
3. A tract of land near Sadiya be granted a jagir to Bar Senapati the chief of the Moamarias and employ irregulat sol

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