Indian History

Queen Proclamation

  • To declare the assumption of the Government of India by the crown a Durbar was held at Allahabad on November 1, 1858 by the viceroy Lord Canning.
  • Queen`s proclamation was read by Lord Canning.
  • As per the proclamation the administration of India came into the direct hands of British Government.
  • The Queen`s proclamation 1858 was the landmark in the constitutional history of India.
  • The proclamation guaranteed the Indian Princes about their position.
  • The proclamation also gave an assurance that the British Servants will not interfere in the religious affairs of the Indians.
  • This proclamation is called Magna Charta of India.
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