when did calcutta,bombay and madras become presidency cities?
In the late eighteenth century, Calcutta, Bombay
and Madras rose in importance as Presidency cities.
They became the centres of British power in the different
regions of India.Presidency – For
colonial India was
divided into three
Madras and Bengal),
which developed from the
East India Company’s
“factories” (trading posts)
at Surat, Madras and