‘Before 1947, the Princely state of Jammu and Kashmir was ruled by a local Maharaja.’
Similarly, the province of Punjab was directly governed by whom?
The Indian National Congress
Answer by Student
So, the correct answer is (B): British officials
Detailed Answer by Teachoo
- Before 1947, there were two types of states in India — the provinces and the Princely states.
- Provinces were ruled directly by British officials , who were appointed by the Viceroy.
ruled by local, hereditary rulers,
who acknowledged sovereignty in return for local autonomy.
Thus, the Province of Punjab was directly governed by British officials.