1 Read the source below carefully to answer question (a). In 1756, the French encouraged the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, to attack the East India Company’s base at Calcutta. He captured the city but was unable to keep control of it. Robert Clive decided to go to the city with a force of soldiers to retake it. This led to the battle of Plassey. (a) Describe the battle of Plassey.  (b) Explain why the Mughal Empire declined following the reign of Aurangzeb.  (c) Was the greased cartridge incident the most important cause of the War of Independence of 1857? Explain your answer.