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India's first textile mill was set up in 1854 in _______ .

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Bombay
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Gujarat
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Assam
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Chennai
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Solution

The correct option is A Bombay
Bombay Spinning and Weaving Company was the first cotton mill to be established in Bombay, India on 7 July 1854 at Tardeo by Cowasjee Nanabhoy Davar (1815-73) and his associates. The Company was designed by Sir William Fairbaim. This mill began production on 7 February 1856 under the supervision of British engineers and skilled cotton operatives.
The correct answer is B.

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