Which one of the following was the last Governor of Bengal appointed by the Mughal emperor?

(A) Sarfraz Khan
(B) Murshid Quli Khan
(C) Alivardi Khan
(D) Shujauddin Muhammad Khan

Correct Answer : Murshid Quli Khan
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2013
Explanation : Farrukh Siyar, the Mughal Emperor, promoted Murshid Quli Khan to Governor of Bengal in 1717. Shujauddin, the son-in-law of Murshid Quli Khan, became the Governor of Bengal after the death of Murshid Quli Khan who was duly ratified by the Mughal Emperor, Muhammad Shah “Rangeela”. Hence, his father was the last Governor of Bengal appointed by Mughal emperor independently.
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