The Archaeological Survey of India was established during the period of

(A) Lord Curzon
(B) Lord Wellesley
(C) Lord William Bentinck
(D) Warren Hastings

Correct Answer : Lord Curzon
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2010
Explanation : Alexander Cunningham was a British army engineer who later took an interest in the history and archaeology of India. He is called as the ‘Father of Indian Archaeology’. Following his retirement from the army in 1861, he was appointed as archaeological surveyor to the government of India.
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