|With reference to Doctrine of Lapse, consider the following statements:|
|1. Dalhousie was the first to use it.|
|2. It helped expand the market of British goods in India|
|Which of the statements given above is/are correct?|
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] 2 only. While Dalhousie used Doctrine of Lapse, he was not the first to use it. It was first articulated by the court of directors of East India Company in 1834. By bringing areas under the British control, Doctrine of Lapse helped expand the market of British goods in India.
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