What is meant by a Dual government? How did it lead to public suffering?


The government which functions at two levels is known as Dual government. The company took the right to control army, judiciary and revenue, on the other hand, Nawab looks after the administration and need of people.

It lead to a public suffering during a great famine of Bengal in 1770. The company did not help the people. The nawab was helpless due to the lack of resources.