SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    The legislative powers of the presidencies of Bombay and Madras which were taken away by the Charter Act of 1833, were restored to them by

    A)  Government of India Act, 1859

    B)  Charter Act of 1853

    C)  Indian Councils Act, 1861

    D)  None of the above

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Governments of Madras and Bombay were deprived of their power of legislation by Charter act of 1833. The Indian Councils Act 1861 restored this power to them. This act is known to have made notable changes in the composition of the Governor General's council for executive & legislative Purposes.

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