Who is called the ‘Father of Indian Archaeology’?

(A) Alexander Cunningham
(B) John Marshall
(C) Mortimer Wheeler
(D) James Prinsep

Correct Answer : Alexander Cunningham
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2017
Explanation : Alexander Cunningham was a British army engineer who later took an interest in the history and archaeology of India. He is called as the ‘Father of Indian Archaeology’. Following his retirement from the army in 1861, he was appointed as archaeological surveyor to the government of India.
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