Question

During the Mughal rule in India tobacco was first cultivated in __________.

A

Madras

B

Gujarat

C

Delhi

D

Calcutta

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Solution

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Correct option is B)

Tobacco was introduced to India during the reign of Akbar by the Portuguese. The first tobacco plant was established in Gujrat in 1613 and it was also exported to Arakan and Pegu.

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