The first governor-general in India (of Bengal) was Warren Hastings, the first official governor-general of British India was Lord William Bentinck, and the first governor-general of the Dominion of India was Lord Mountbatten.
What was the first governor-general?
In accordance with the provisions of the Regulating Act of 1773, Warren Hastings became the first governor-general.
Who was the British governor-general at the time of partition of India?
Partition of Bengal, (1905), division of Bengal carried out by the British viceroy in India, Lord Curzon, despite strong Indian nationalist opposition.
Who made the Governor?
State executive consists of Governor and Council of Ministers with Chief Minister as its head. The Governor of a State is appointed by the President for a term of five years and holds office during his pleasure.
Who was the first Governor-General and last viceroy of India?
> The first Governor-General of British India was Lord William Bentinck (1828 to 1835) and Chakravarti Rajagopalachari became the last Governor-General of India after Independence (1878-1972).
Who is the governor general of India in 2021?
State-wise Present Governors in India 2021
|States||Governors of India|
|Jharkhand||Shri Ramesh Bais|
|Karnataka||Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot|
|Kerala||Arif Mohammad Khan|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shri Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel|
Who was the 1st 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.