In which year does the first population count of India start?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

In which year does the first population count of India start?
 
(a) 1885
 
(b) 1891
 
(c) 1900
 
(d) 2001
 
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Origin of the question is Population Growth topic in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct answer is (b) 1891
 
For explanation I would say: The first population count of India started in the year 1891. It was conducted by the British raj under the supervision of Jervoise Athelstane Baines. The last census of India was carried out in 2011 while next will be carried out in 2021.