Treaty of Poona (1817)

The British were apprehensive lest Peshwa Baji Rao II stir up anti-British sentiments as well as strengthen his army for hostile action. A new pact a supplement to the earlier treaty of Bassessin was signed on June 13 1817. According to the new treaty, the Peshwa agreed to:

  • Cede to the British some more lands in perpetuity and.
  • Abide by all the articles in the treaty of Bassein not contrary to the new pact.