|Viceroy and Governor-General of India|
|First holder||Warren Hastings|
|Final holder||Lord Mountbatten (February 1947 – August 1947 as Viceroy of India) Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari (1948–1950 as Governor-general of Dominion of India)|
|Abolished||26 January 1950|
|Succession||President of India|
Who was the governor general at the time of partition of India?
Partition of Bengal, (1905), division of Bengal carried out by the British viceroy in India, Lord Curzon, despite strong Indian nationalist opposition.
Who was the Governor General of India from 1848 1856?
List of governors-general
|Name (Birth–Death)||Term of office|
|Henry Hardinge (1785–1856)||23 July 1844||12 January 1848|
|The Earl of Dalhousie (1812–1860)||12 January 1848||28 February 1856|
|The Viscount Canning (1812–1862)||28 February 1856||31 October 1858|
|Governors-General and Viceroys of India, 1858–1947|
Who was the first and last Governor General of India?
Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma became governor-general and oversaw the transition of British India to independence. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1878-1972) became the only Indian and last governor-general after independence.
What is difference between Governor and Governor General?
The post of Governor-General of India and Viceroy was preceded by Governor of Bengal. When the East India Company came to India, it controlled Bengal through the post of Governor of Bengal.
Difference between Viceroy and Governor-General.
|Aspect||Governor-General of India||Viceroy of India|
|Duration of Post||1833-1858||1858-1948|
Who was the best Viceroy of India?
Top 15 British Viceroys of India
- Viceroy # 1. Lord Canning as First Viceroy, (1858-62):
- Viceroy # 2. Lord Elgin (1862-63):
- Viceroy # 3. Sir John Lawrence, (1864-69):
- Viceroy # 4. Lord Mayo, (1869-72):
- Viceroy # 5. Lord Northbrook, (1872-76):
- Viceroy # 6. Lord Lytton, (1876-80):
- Viceroy # 7. …
- Viceroy # 8.
Who is the governor general of India 2020?
|Karnataka||Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot|
|Kerala||Shri Arif Mohammed Khan|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shri Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel|
|Maharashtra||Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari|