Monday, August 8, 2011

Lord Ellenborough (1842-44)

Lord Ellenborough brought the Afghan War to an end and the honour and might of the British were vindicated by a successful expedition to Kabul. His short regime was marked by two high-handed acts of injustice, namely, the annexation of Sindh and the coercion of Sindhia into a humiliating treaty. On account of his defiance of the orders of the court of directors of the East India Company, he was recalled in 1848.

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