IAS General Studies Prelims Question No. 34

"The most unqualified blunder committed in the whole history of the British India" This comment by JJ McLeod points to which among the following wars?
[A] First Anglo Afghan War
[B] Second Anglo-Afghan War
[C] Third Anglo-Afghan War
[D] First Anglo Sikh War
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[A] First Anglo Afghan War
First Anglo-Afghan War (1839 to 1842) is also known as Auckland's Folly. It was a stupe project of Lord Auckland which resulted in the death of thousands of British (Indian) soldiers and waste of Crores of Rupees.