Who of the following was the first Viceroy of India?

(A) Lord Clive
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Lord Canning
(D) Lord Ripon

Correct Answer : Lord Canning
Question Asked : UPPSC (GIC) 2010
Explanation : The most important effect of the Revolt of 1857 was a transfer of power from the company to the British monarch. Queen Victoria’s manifesto was read out in a durbar held by Lord Canning at Allahabad on November 1, 1858 who became the first Viceroy of India.
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