Question of The Day26-06-2020

The first Portuguese fort in India was established at-

Answer

Correct Answer : b ) Cochin

Explanation :

Portuguese were the first to arrive in India. In 1498, Vasco De Gama reached Calicut via Cape of Good Hope. He reached during the rule of King Zamorin.

The first Portuguese fort in India was established at Cochin in 1503, while the second Portuguese fort was established at Cannanore in 1505.

Hence, option (b) is correct.

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