Who was first governor general of independent India?

Who was first governor general?

In accordance with the provisions of the Regulating Act of 1773, Warren Hastings became the first governor-general.

Was Lord Mountbatten the first governor general of independent India?

Lord Mountbatten was appointed the first Governor-General of independent India. …

Who was the first governor general of India after separation?

Lord Louis Mountbatten was the last Viceroy of India (Feb – Aug 1947). After the passage of the Indian independence act in July 1947 the post of Viceroy ceased to exist after the partition on August 14, 1947. Mountbatten then became Governor General for India while Muhammad Ali Jinnah assumed this mantle in Pakistan.

How many governor generals were there in India?

List of governors-general

Name (Birth–Death) Term of office Appointer
Warren Hastings (1732–1818) 20 October 1773 East India Company (1773–1858)
Sir John Macpherson, Bt (acting) (1745–1821) 8 February 1785
The Earl Cornwallis (1738–1805) 12 September 1786
John Shore (1751–1834) 28 October 1793

Who is the first woman minister of independent India?

After India’s independence, Amrit Kaur became part of Jawaharlal Nehru’s first Cabinet; she was the first woman to hold Cabinet rank, serving for ten years. She was assigned the Ministry of Health. In 1950, she was elected the president of World Health Assembly.

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What is an Indian governor called?

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for INDIAN GOVERNOR [nawab]