Who was the First Governor General of India

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

Correct Answer : Warren Hasting
Explanation : Warren Hastings was the first Britis governor general of India. He took office on 20 October 1773. 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. Technically Warren Hastings was just the Head of Supreme Council of Bengal and not of all states.
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