The strategy of ‘Divide and Rule’ was adopted by

(A) Lord Curzon
(B) Lord Minto
(C) Lord Dalhousie
(D) Lord Wellesley

Correct Answer : Lord Curzon
Question Asked : UP RO/ARO (Pre) 2014
Explanation : The British took full advantage of Hindu-Muslim differences during the period of Lord Curzon and adopted the strategy of ‘Divide and Rule.’ The partition of Bengal in 1905 was the symbol of this policy. The two objectives behind the partition of Bengal were to create a difference between Hindu and Muslims and to demoralize newly awakened Bengal.
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