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First Gov-Gen of BengalHastings
Last Gov-Gen of Bengal Canning
First Gov-Gen and Viceroys of IndiaCanning
Last Gov-Gen and Viceroys of IndiaMountabatten
First Gov-Gen of the Union of IndiaMountabatten
Last Gov-Gen of the Union of IndiaRajagopalachari (21 June 1948-26 January 1950)
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Hastings1772-85
Bentinck1828-33
Dalhousie1848-56
Canning1858-62
Ripon1880-84
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HastingsDual system End, Zamindars judicial powers, Civil and criminal courts, Calcutta Madrasa, Resignation in protest against the Pits India Bill--distt court ne calcutta ke zamidaro ke judicial power ke dual syatem ko pit me dala
CornwallisPermanent settlement in 1793
WellesleySubsidiary Alliance system, Father of the Civil Services in India
Marquess of HastingThe first vernacular newspaper Samahar Patrika
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BenticSati, Female infanticide, Indians as judges, English medium of instruction ( Macaulay's recommendation ), Codification of Laws
DalhousieYoungest Governor Gen , Doctrine of Lapse, First railway line, Woods despatch, competitive exam for the ICS began
CanningUniversities & High Court (Calcutta, Madras and Bombay), Penal code(First Law Commission headed by Lord Macaulay), Withdrew Doctrine of Lapse
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MayoCensus was held in 1871
LyttonThe Vernacular Press Act, Indian Arms act, Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College at Aligarh, Age for ICS reduced from 21 to 19 years
RiponRepeal of Vernacular Press act, Local self-government, Hunter commission, Ilber Bill (authorized India judges to hear cases against the Europeans)
HardingeIn 1911 the capital shifted from Calcutta to Delhi, BHU
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(CR IWL WM)16+5 upto 36-44-47-48
Chelmsford1916-21
Reading1921-26
Irwin1926-31
Willingdon1931-36
Linlithgow1936-44
Wavell1944-47
MountabattenMarch 1947-June 1948
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