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In which state, the jute mills were set up in the same period when cotton mills were established elsewhere in India?


A
Kerala
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B
Karnataka
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C
Gujarat
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D
Bengal
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Solution

The correct option is D Bengal
The first cotton mill in Bombay came up in 1854 and it went into production two years later. Around the same time, jute mills came up in Bengal, the first being set up in 1855 and another one seven years later, in 1862. 

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