|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 first governor-general in India?
Warren Hastings, (born December 6, 1732, Churchill, near Daylesford, Oxfordshire, England—died August 22, 1818, Daylesford), the first and most famous of the British governors-general of India, who dominated Indian affairs from 1772 to 1785 and was impeached (though acquitted) on his return to England.
Who was the first and the 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.
Who was the best governor general of India?
Top 10 Governor-Generals of India and their Roles
- Lord Amherst, 1823-1828: …
- Lord William Bentinck, 1828-1835: …
- Lord Bentinck’s Foreign Policy: …
- Charles Metcalfe, 1835-1836: …
- Lord Auckland, 1836-42: …
- Lord Ellenborough, 1842-44: …
- Ranjit Singh: …
- Lord Hardinge, 1844-48:
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|
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 1st Governor of Bengal?
C. Rajagopalachari was appointed as the first Governor of West Bengal. When the constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950, the office of Governor of West Bengal become a ceremonial position.
Who was the second Viceroy of India?
Viceroys in India from 1858 to 1947
|Lord Minto II||1905 – 1910|
|Lord Hardinge II||1910 – 1916|
|Lord Chelmsford||1916 – 1921|
|Lord Reading||1921 – 1926|
Who was the kindest 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 was the most cruel Viceroy of India?
Lord Curzon, in full George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon, also called (1898–1911) Baron Curzon of Kedleston or (1911–21) Earl Curzon of Kedleston, (born January 11, 1859, Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, England—died March 20, 1925, London), British statesman, viceroy of India (1898–1905), and foreign secretary (1919– …
Who is the CM of all 29 states?
|Karnataka||Sri Basavaraj Bommai|
|Kerala||Shri Pinarayi Vijayan|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan|
|Maharashtra||Shri Uddhav Thackeray|
Who is Goa Governor?
On 15th July, 2021, Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai was sworn in as the 22nd Governor of the State of Goa.