Modern Indian History & Freedom Struggle Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Who of the following proposed the extension of the principle of permanent settlement of Bengal throughout the whole of India?

a. Baird Smith
b. Charles Wood
c. Lord Ripon
d. David Attenborough


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Baird Smith was a prominent Engineer in the British East India Company. In the year 1861, he suggested the extension of the principle of permanent settlement of Bengal throughout the whole of India. Though Sir Charles Wood approved it in the year 1862 but eventually it was completely given up by Lord Ripon.
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