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MCQ : How many native states were there before Independence?

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How many native states, were there before Independence?-

  1. 22
  2. 210
  3. 462
  4. 552

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(d) 552

Explanation:

Before India’s independence in 1947, there were 552 native states or princely states that were under the indirect rule of the British government. These states were not directly governed by the British, but instead, local rulers (maharajas, nawabs, and rajahs) were allowed to maintain control over their territories while paying tribute to the British Crown.

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