The first Viceroy of India was

A. Lord Canning

B. Lord Hardinge

C. Lord Dalhousie

D. Lord Elgin

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Lord Canning was the first Viceroy of India. The title of Viceroy was created in 1858 after the mutiny of 1857. Before 1858, East India Company was ruling large parts of India and the head of administration of the East India Company was called Governor General.

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