Civics

The first Indian appointed to the Viceroy's Council as an Advocate General of Bengal was ________.


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Satyendra Prasanna Sinha


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Satyendra Prasanna Sinha was born in Raipur in Bengal in 1863. In 1905, Sinha was appointed as advocate-general of Bengal, a post that was confirmed in 1908. In 1909, Lord Morley appointed him a legal member of the Governor-General's Executive Council, the first Indian in this position. In 1915 he was elected President of the Indian National Congress.
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