Treaty of Pondicherry
- Both the companies promised that they would not interfere in the
internal matters of the Indian rulers.
- Bussy’s stay at Hyderabad was accepted by both the sides.
- Both the companies promised to give up all the posts and privileges
granted to them by the Indian rulers.
- Both the parties returned the conquered parts of each other and they
were left with those portions alone which were with them before the
beginning of the hostilities.
- It was also agreed between the companies that this treaty might be
considered temporary until approved by their respective governments at home.
The third Anglo-French conflict proved to be decisive. The French factories
in India were restored but they could no longer be fortified or even
garrisoned with troops. They could serve only as centres of trade and now the
French lived in India under British protection. The English ruled the Indian
sea. Freed of all European rivals they could now set about the task of