Consider the following pairs:

  1. Dual System of Government introduced in Bengal→ Lord Clive
  2. Local Self Government→ Lord Ripon
  3. Vernacular Press Act→ Lord Lytton

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Vernacular Press Act was passed in 1878 under the Governor Generalship and Viceroyalty of Lord Lytton, for better control of Indian language newspapers. Lord Ripon is known to have granted the Indians first taste of freedom by introducing the Local Self Government in 1882. The Dual System of Government in Bengal was the brainchild of Lord Clive. 

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