UPSC History Expansion Company and Bengal Nawabs Question Bank Arrival of Europeans

  • question_answer Which one of the following European trading companies adopted the "Blue Water Policy" in India?

    A)  Dutch company

    B)  French company

    C)  Portuguese company

    D)  British East India company

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Portuguese trading company adopted the 'Blue Water Policy' in India. Francisco de Almeida became the 1st Portuguese viceroy in India initiated the Blue Water Policy, which aimed at the Portuguese Mastery of the Sea and confined Portuguese relationship with India only for the purpose of trade and commerce.

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