Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Questions (MCQs)

Q.  How many princely states were there in India when the British rule came to an end?

a. 654
b. 632
c. 565
d. 549


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There were 565 Princely states in India when the British rule came to an end. In the year 1947, a total of 40% area was covered by the princely states and constituted 23% of the total population.
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