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Which of the following privileges obtained by the English under the Royal Farman of 1717 proved to be the bone of contention between them and the Nawabs of Bengal

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The freedom to export and import their goods in Bengal without paying customs dues

The bone of contention between the Company and the ruling administration in Bengal was the interpretation of the farman of 1717. Theoretically this granted the Company the right to carry on duty free trade to rent thirty eight villages around Calcutta and to use the royal mint.

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