Tag: What was Lord Dalhousie's Doctrine of Lapse?

Lord Dalhousie(1848-1856) Doctrine Of Lapse

Doctrine Of Lapse: In 1848, Lord Dalhousie arrived in India as the Governor-General. He followed a policy of expansion with great vigour. As a result, the British Indian empire reached its greatest extent within a short span of time. The British writers of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries had been extremely harsh on the native …