History British Campaign for Capturing Kumaon -21
Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -234
History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -762
In East (Gorakhpur and Deenapur), British High Command sent Major General S Wood and M.G Marley for attacking on Nepalese territories. High Command instructed Wood for attacking and destroying Nepalese army in Tarai that he could capture Palpa. Wood was also instructed for disconnecting communication line of Nepalese connecting East to west. The strategy was to divide Nepalese force as Marley was to attack on Kathmandu.
However, due to wrong analysis or wrong path finders , Wood could only act defending Tarai territories. His hundreds of soldiers died due to disease.
The army of Major General Marley was best equipped and trained army. The British army nder Marley destroyed Nepalese army in Burhava in last week of November 1814. British army also killed Nepalese Commander Parushram Thapa there. British army under Marley captured Saran and Tarai belt of Tiruhut.
Hoever, now Marley was afraid of attacking Hill region. Marley was not in perfect metal condition for two months. Marley escaped from camp leaving his army without leader on 10th February 1815 night.
Due to failure of those two campaigns, the Nepalse army in Kathmando were fearless from British army and Nepal was ready for sending the army to protect Kumaon and other territories.
Due to campaign failures in Tarai of Gorkahpur and Deenapur, Governor General was aware of importance of Kumaon Campaign.
(From writings of Bengal- Past and Present January, Atkinson, Sanwal, Saxsena, Fraser etc)
Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, email@example.com 30/3/2016
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -763
*** History of Gorkha/Gurkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) to be continued in next chapter
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
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