Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell. Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon. Skip to main content Search:. Help us make history Become a Member. Normal view. Hello Suhail, Greetings from Eduncle! Harshit chanderia. Hello Harshit, Greetings from Eduncle! Thank you for the kind words and appreciation.
Stay connected and keep visiting for more such blogs! Mukti Kanta Bhuyan. How Eduncle Helps You? Student Tutor Institution App. Contact info. Head Office :. Shyam Tower, Plot No. Mail: info eduncle. Introduced Permanent Settlement of Bengal also called Zamindari system.
He adopted the policy of Subsidiary Alliance- a system to keep the Indian rulers under control and to make British the supreme power. The important event which took place in his time was Mutiny of Vellore in in which the Indian soldiers killed many English officials. He ended the policy of non-intervention, which was followed by Sir John Shore. Lord William Bentick. Opened first Railway line from Bombay to Thane in He was the Governor General during Mutiny pf and after the war, he was made first Viceroy of India.
High Court was established at Calcutta, Bombay, Madras in Started financial decentralization in India. Age for the entry in Civil Service exam was raised to 21 years. Indian Council Act was passed in Partition of Bengal into two provinces- Bengal and East Bengal was done during his time.
Partition of Bengal was cancelled and capital shifted from Calcutta to Delhi in August Declaration of , after which the control over the Indian Government would be transferred to Indian people. Suppressed of non-cooperation movementChauri -Chaura incident took place.
Simon commission visited India in Poona Pact was signed. Under this Act, Dalits were allowed to enter inside temples. In June , as Mountbatten was set to leave India, Rajagopalachari was given the position which he held till 26 January, , when the Indian Constitution was enacted and the country became a republic.
Subsequently, he wanted to retire from politics, but Congress legislators forced him to take over as the chief minister of Madras in April He also made Hindi a compulsory language in Tamil schools. His move led to protests against him, following which Rajagopalachari resigned as the CM. He was a social conservative but advocated a free market economy.
He wanted to reintroduce the Varna system into the society. And quite like Gandhi, he also believed in the significance of religion for the society. Due to their contrasting ideologies, then Prime Minister Jawaharalal Nehru turned a bit bitter towards him later on. However, they remained friends. Though construction began in , it did not conclude until ; the palace was not formally inaugurated until Today the residence, now known by the Hindi name of ' Rashtrapati Bhavan ', is used by the president of India.
Throughout the British administration, governors-general retreated to the Viceregal Lodge now Rashtrapati Niwas at Shimla each summer to escape the heat, and the government of India moved with them. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Warren Hastings [nb 1]. East India Company — John Macpherson acting. Charles Cornwallis, The Marquess Cornwallis [nb 2]. John Shore. Alured Clarke acting.
Richard Wellesley, Earl of Mornington [nb 3]. The Marquess Cornwallis. Sir George Barlow, Bt acting. The Lord Minto. Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings [nb 4]. The Lord Amherst [nb 5] — William Butterworth Bayley acting — Lord William Bentinck — Charles Metcalfe, Bt acting — The Lord Auckland [nb 6] — The Lord Ellenborough — William Wilberforce Bird acting — Henry Hardinge [nb 7] — The Earl of Dalhousie [nb 8] — Elephants were used to destroy Santhal Dwellings.