Who among the following was the founder of Calcutta?

(A) Charles Ayar
(B) Job Charnok
(C) Garold Angiyar
(D) William Novris

Correct Answer : Job Charnok
Question Asked : UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004
Explanation : The Chief of Kasim Bazar factory, Job Charnock had selected Sutanuti instead of Hooghly for the establishment of British trade centre and finally he founded Kolkata in the form of English colonies.
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