What is Doctraine of Lapse
It is devised by Lord Dalhousie
Doctrine of Lapse is a kind of policy in which any Indian king died without male hier . Then his kingdom would lapse by Britishers.
It was a policy introduced by Lord dalhousie
The Doctrine of Lapse was an annexation policy purportedly devised by Lord Dalhousie, who was the Governor General for the East India Company in India between 1848 and 1856.
The policy of annexation of Lord dalhousie particularly the doctrine of lapse created fear and resentment among the Indian rulers. This policy anssured that those kingdoms whose kings didn't have their heir naturally would be taken by the British after the demise of the king ...
Governor general Lord Dalhouise introduce the Doctraine of lapse in year 1848....
According to the Doctraine of lapse if an indian ruler died without a male heir his kingdom would lapse,that become a part of company territory....