Who was the First Governor General of Bengal

(A) Fort William
(B) Warren Hasting
(C) C. Rajagopalachari
(D) Lord William Bentinck

Correct Answer : Warren Hasting
Explanation : The first governor general of Bengal was Warren Hastings. From 1760, a governor represented the British East India Company in Bengal. This officer had been granted the right to establish a trading post by the Nawabs of Bengal. He was Director of the so called company which actually wanted to take control over all of Indian Princely States. He was in fact the first Governor of the Presidency of Fort William, the head of the Supreme Council of Bengal during company rule. He became actually Governor-General from 1772 to 1785. During this time there was no British India. It was a Union of all Princely States.
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