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Consider the following events: Wavel plan Cabinet mission Direct Action Day Formation of interim government - History

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Consider the following events:

  1. Wavel plan
  2. Cabinet mission
  3. Direct Action Day
  4. Formation of interim government

Options

  • a, b, c, d

  • a, b, d, c

  • b, a, c, d

  • c, d, b, a

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Solution

a, b, c, d

Explanation:

(a) The 1945 Conference was held at the Viceregal Lodge in Shimla and brought together the Viceroy of India, Lord Wavell, and the major political leaders of British India.

(b) The Cabinet Mission Plan was a statement issued on March 16, 1946, by the Cabinet Mission and the Viceroy, Lord Wavell, that contained proposals for India's constitutional future in the aftermath of Indian political parties and representatives failing to reach an agreement.

(c) Direct Action Day, also known as the 1946 Calcutta Killings, was declared by Jinnah as a day of nationwide protest by the Indian Muslim community.

(d) The Congress party formed the government on September 2, 1946. The decision of the Congress Working Committee was ratified by the All-India Congress Committee (AICC) on September 23. On this day in 1946, Jawaharlal Nehru formed India's interim government.

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