Who was the first Indian ruler to join the subsidiary Alliance?

Who was the first Indian ruler to join the subsidiary Alliance?
[A] The Nawab of Oudh
[B] The Nizam of Hyderabad
[C] Sultan of Madurai
[D] The king of Travancore

The Nizam of Hyderabad
The Subsidiary Alliance System was used by Lord Wellesley (Governor General of India) to bring the Indian states within the boundary of the British political power. Under this doctrine , The Nizam of Hyderabad , the feeblest of all rulers was the first Indian ruler to accept the Subsidiary Alliance in 1798 A.D and came under the British Protection.

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