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I am a political agent appointed by the British to keep a keen eye on the political developments of the vassal state of Surapura. But my reformist nature helped develop the state. I also ended up taking responsibility for the education of the prince of the state. Who am I?

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Lord Cornwallis
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Medes Taylor
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Campbell
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Lord Ripon
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The correct option is B Medes Taylor
Medes Taylor was a political agent appointed by the British in Surapura. But, Taylor was a reformist. He developed the princely state by conducting land surveys. The land surveys helped increase the revenue of the princely state. He also took the responsibility of Venkatappa Nayaka's education.

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