Q. The famous “trial of Raja Nand Kumar” is related to which of the following Governor General?

[A] Robert Clive

[B] Lord Hastings

[C] Warren Hastings

[D] Lord Cornwallis

Answer: C

The trial of Raja Nand Kumar is an example of how arbitrary and capricious the justice of administration was in British India.  

  • This trial is popularly known as the judicial murder of Raja Nand Kumar.  
  • This is a historically significant trial because later on this trial became a major ground for the impeachment of Governor General Warren Hastings and Chief Justice Impey of the Supreme Court of Calcutta, by the House of Commons, after they returned to England. 

Source: Grover & Grover