Define doctrine of lapse

Asked by jaidevk2005 | 24th Aug, 2020, 07:47: PM

Expert Answer:

According to this doctrine, if any Indian ruler dies without leaving a male heir, his kingdom would automatically pass over to the British. Satara, Sambhalpur, Udaipur, Nagpur and Jhansi were some states which were annexed by the Company under this doctrine.

Answered by  | 28th Aug, 2020, 01:56: PM