A) Raja Kishori Lal Goswami
B) Motilal Nehru
C) Satyendra Prasanna Sinha
D) Tej Bahadur Sapru
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Sinha became Standing Counsel to the Government of India in 1903. He was the first Indian to be appointed as Advocate-General of Bengal in 1908, and the first Indian member of the Governor-General's Executive Council in 1909. He was knighted in the New Year Honours on 1 January 1915. He was the first Indian to be appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for India in 1919. In the same year he was elevated to the peerage as Baron Sinha of Raipur in the Presidency of Bengal, becoming the first Indian member of the British House of Lords, taking his seat in February 1919. After his ennoblement, he navigated a bill through the House of Lords, which became the Government of India Act 1919; the Act transferred legislative power from the Viceroy of India to an Indian Legislature as a step towards self-government. Lord Sinha also became a member of the Imperial Privy Council. He became Governor of the Privince of Bihar and Orissa in 1920, the first Indian to be appointed to such a high rank in the administration of British India.
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