That man was Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of British India.
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 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|
What is a British viceroy?
Viceroy, one who rules a country or province as the representative of his sovereign or king and who is empowered to act in the sovereign’s name. … The viceroy’s princely salary was supposed to prevent corruption, and commercial dealings were forbidden to him.
Who is first 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.