Maratha refusal to Dethrone the Mughal

A question is often asked – why did the Marathas, dominant power in the Indian subcontinent in the eighteenth century, not get rid of the Mughal emperor ?

Why wasn’t the Mughal dynasty destroyed by the Marathas, who had suffered much under them, especially in the long war against Aurangzeb

I try to explore the reasons in this article initially published on IndiaFacts >>

Maratha refusal to dethrone the Mughal

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Aneesh Gokhale is the published author of two books and numerous articles. His books on Lachit Barphukan and Maratha History can be purchased at Amazon India 

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