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Indian History - General Knowledge Questions
Which of the following act led to the introduction of dual system of government in India?
The Regulating Act, AD 1827
Charter Act, 1813 AD
Charter Act, 1793 AD
Pitt’s India Act, AD 1784

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pitt’s India Act, AD 1784

Pitt's India Act 1784 or the East India Company Act 1784 was passed in the British Parliament to rectify the defects of the Regulating Act 1773. It resulted in dual control or joint government in India by Crown in Great Britain and the British East India Company, with crown having ultimate authority.

Published On : June 23, 2021