0 [Deleted User] Asked: May 6, 20202020-05-06T16:31:32+05:30 2020-05-06T16:31:32+05:30In: World The first British viceroy of India- 0 The first British viceroy of India- Share Facebook 2 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Bilal Shaikh Mumbai, India 242 Questions 458 Answers 2 Best Answers 698 Points View Profile Bilal Shaikh Added an answer on May 9, 2020 at 3:24 pm After the mutiny of 1857 the British parliament passed an act that ended to the rule of the East India company in India. It means the control of Indian rule was transferred to the British Crown. In this development Lord Canning was made the first Viceroy of India. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Charu New Delhi, 602 Questions 2k Answers 4 Best Answers 2k Points View Profile Charu Added an answer on May 6, 2020 at 4:32 pm Lord Canning was the first Viceroy of India. The title of Viceroy was created in 1858 after the mutiny of 1857. Before 1858, East India Company was ruling large parts of India and the head of administration of the East India Company was called Governor General. This office was created in 1773. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.