Who among the following abolished ‘Dual Government’ system in Bengal?

(A) Robert Clive
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Warren Hastings
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer : Warren Hastings
Question Asked : 41st BPSC (Pre) 1996, 47th BPSC (Pre) 2005
Explanation : The court of directors took the decision in 1772 to abolish the dual government system in the tenure of Warren Hastings and ordered council of Calcutta and its chiefs to serve as Diwan and officiate the administration of Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa. Warren Hastings dismissed both the deputy Divans Muhammad Raza Khan and Raja Shitab Roy.
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