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Consider the Following statements about the arrival of Dutch in India :
1.Cornelius de Houtman was the first Dutch traveller to reach India.
2.In 1606 first Dutch factory was established at Masulipatnam in Andhra.
3.In 1759 ,Dutch were defeated by English in the decisive battle of Bedara( Bengal).
Which of the above statement is /are correct :
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
All statements are correct.
The Dutch came to India for trade ,They were innovative people in business as well as in shipping techniques.there ships were much lighter and required a smaller crew, thus reducing its operating costs.
In 1596 Cornelius de Houtman was the first Dutch traveller to reach India.
In 1602 Dutch East India Company was formed and the Dutch parliament gave it a charter empowering it to make war and peace with other states.
First they focussed on Indonesian Archipelago and not India.
in 1606 ,the first Dutch Factory was established at Masulipatnam in Andhra.The second factory was set up at pettopoli ( Nizampatnam)
In 1610 ,The Dutch signed a treaty with the king of Chandragiri and established their headquarters at Pulicat,here they minted coins called pagodas.
In 1759 the Dutch were defeated by the English in the decisive battle of Bedara( Bengal),ending the Dutch power in India.
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