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?
Governors-General and Viceroys were the main administrative cogs of British India who saw to it that the “Jewel in the Crown” of the British Empire.
Difference Between Governor-General and Viceroy.
|Time Periods: 1833 – 1858||Time Periods: 1858 – 1948|
|William Bentinck was the first Governor-General||Lord Canning was the first Viceroy|
Who is the governor-general of India 2021?
|Karnataka||Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot|
|Kerala||Shri Arif Mohammed Khan|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shri Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel|
|Maharashtra||Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari|
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 gave up India?
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
|Admiral of the Fleet The Right Honourable The Earl Mountbatten of Burma KG GCB OM GCSI GCIE GCVO DSO ADC PC FRS|
|Cause of death||Assassination|
|Resting place||Romsey Abbey|
|Spouse(s)||Edwina Ashley ( m. 1922; died 1960)|
Who was the first governor-general?
In accordance with the provisions of the Regulating Act of 1773, Warren Hastings became the first governor-general.