When did Queen Victoria declare the taking over of Indian Administration under British crown?

(A) 1 November, 1858
(B) 31 December, 1857
(C) 6 January, 1958
(D) 17 November, 1859

Correct Answer : 1 November, 1858
Question Asked : 48th to 52nd BPSC (Pre) 2008
Explanation : In an aftermath of 1857 revolt, East India company’s rule ended in India and the reign was handed over to Queen Victoria by a proclamation announced on November 1, 1858. She assumed the responsibility of the Indian administration in her hand.
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