Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Questions (MCQs)

Q.  In which year, Imperial Records Department (IRD) was established, which is now known as National Archives of India?

a. 1885
b. 1887
c. 1889
d. 1891


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The National Archives of India was established as the Imperial Record Department in 1891 in Calcutta. G. W. Forrest was declared as the department head. In the year 1911, it was transferred to New Delhi.
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