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Consider the following statement :
1.In 1667 ,The first French factory was set up at Surat with Francis Caron as its Director General.
2. Caron Founded Pondicherry which later emerged as the French Capital in India.
3.In 1693 ,The Dutch Snatched Pondicherry from French but it was again restored to French under the treaty of Reswick(Ryswick)
Select the correct answer from the following options:
1 and 3 only
1,2 and 3 all
Statement 1 is correct : In 1667-68 ,First French factory was set up at Surat with Francis Caron as its Director General.
In 1669 French set up another Factory at Masulipatnam.
Statement 2 is incorrect as Francois Martin received a village as grant from the king of Bijapur and founded it as Pondicherry. Pondicherry later emerged as the French Capital in India.
Statement 3 is correct ;The Dutch captured Puducherry in 1693 but returned it to France by the Treaty of Ryswick in 1699.
Note :Pondicherry, Mahe, Yanam, Karaikal and Chandernagar remained a part of French India until 1954.
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