Arrival of Lord Ellenborough

The stupefied Afghan projects of Lord Auckland forced the superiors sitting in England to recall him back to pavilion. He was succeeded by Lord Ellenborough in 1842. Lord Ellenborough remained Governor General of India for 2 and half years till 1844.

This pompous military general type of Governor, who was sent to “restore peace in Asia” ; had actually devastated Kabul on arrival and later con…

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