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<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> What was the objective of the First Carnatic War?

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To establish control throughout the coastal region.
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To capture Madras.
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To thwart the Portuguese progress in India.
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To establish control all over India.
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The correct option is B To capture Madras.
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> The first Carnatic War, betweenthe French and the English in India, started with the French governor Dupleix's request to La Bourdonnais, a French military leader stationed in Mauritius, to invade Madras and capture it.

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