Category History

VICEROYS OF INDIA

VICEROYS OF INDIA  Lord Canning (AD 1856-62) ● The last Governor General and the first Viceroy. Withdrew Doctrine of Lapse. ● Revolt of 1857, Mutiny took place. Indian Penal Code 1860 was passed. ● Passed the Act, 1858, which ended…

GOVERNOR-GENERALS OF INDIA

GOVERNOR-GENERALS OF INDIA Lord William Bentinck (AD 1828-35) ● Charter Act of 1833 was passed and he was made the first Governor General of India. Before him, the designation given was Governor General of Bengal. ● Carried out social reforms…

GOVERNOR-GENERALS OF BENGAL

GOVERNOR-GENERALS OF BENGAL Warren Hastings (AD 1774-85) ● He brought the dual government to an end by the Regulating Act, 1773. ● The Act of 1781 made clear demarcation between the jurisdiction of the Governor General-in-Council and Supreme Court at…

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