The transfer of capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi was affected during the period of

(A) Lord Minto
(B) Lord Harding
(C) Lord Chelmsford
(D) Lord Reading

Correct Answer : Lord Harding
Question Asked : UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2006
Explanation : The transfer of the capital of British India from Calcutta to Delhi was affected during the tenure of Lord Hardinge. Viceroy Hardinge called George- V and Queen Mary to India in 1911 and organized a grand Durbar in Delhi known as Delhi Durbar (second). The partition of Bengal was rejected in this Durbar and the transfer of capital was declared.
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