Other Contemporary States

      
 Bihar After Saadat Khan, *Safdarjung* became the king  who was an impartial ruler &
    carried out many reforms & was made the wazir of mughal empire. Shuja-ud-Daula
    succeded him to throne. He was also made the wazir of mughal empire but he sided
    with Ahmad Shah Abdali in the Third Battle of Panipat.
 Bengal Murshid Quli Khan was an able ruler. Later his son in law Shuja-ud-din & his son
    Sarfaraz came in that order. Sarfaraz was defeated by Alivardi Khan of Bihar. Later
    Alivardi Khan was defeated by Raghuji Bhonsle & forced him to surrender Orissa.
    After the death of Alivardi khan his grandson Siraj-ud-daula tool over who lost to
    Britishers under Lord Clive.
 Hyderabad Nizam-ul-mulk Asaf Jah founded the state of Hyderabad in 1724.
 Mysore & Since the downfall of the Vijaynagar empire Wodeyar dynasty was ruling. But in
 Haider Ali the 18th century two minister Nanjaraj & Devaraj usurped power early reducing the
    King Krishna Raj to a puppet. Haider Ali rose to become the Commander-in-Chief
    of the Mysore army & became the sultan after Nanjraj’s death. He was defeated by
    Peshwa Madhav Rao.
 Tipu Sultan He defeated the combined forces of Marathas & Nizam in 1787 & soon after
    claimed himself Padshah at Seringapattam. He attempted to reduce the custom of
    jagirs& hereditary possession of poligars (small chieftans). He was a staunch
    muslim. He donated money to hindus but later got the temples abolished.
 Travancore Martanda Verma 
 Rajput States Marwar (Ajit Singh), Amer (Sawai Jai Singh)
 Rohilkhand Area between Agra & Awadh. Muhammad Khan Bangash ruled who was defeated
    by Maharana Chhatrasal of Bundelkhand with the help of Marathas.
 Sikhs Ruler of one of the 12 Misls called Sukarchakiya. He with the help of his brave
    commander Hari Singh Nalwa won Multan, Kashmir & Peshawar.
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