Who discovered the sea route to India in 1498?

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Who discovered the sea route to India in 1498 :

(a) Vasco da Gama

(b) Columbus

(c) Robert Clive​

Answer:

Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama becomes the first European to reach India via the Atlantic Ocean when he arrives at Calicut on the Malabar Coast. Da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, in July 1497, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and anchored at Malindi on the east coast of Africa.

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