Consider the following statements about the Hartog Committee:

  1. The committee was set up during the reign of Lord Irwin
  2. It was set up to investigate the Anglo-Asian opium trade

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

First statement is correct the Hartog Committee was set up in 1929 during the reign of Lord Irwin. Second statement is incorrect because this committee was appointed to survey the growth of education in British India.

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