What were the effects of partition on India and Pakistan?

26 Mar

Effects of partition on India and Pakistan.

The C Minds

When  the  Congress  won  the  assembly elections in 1946 according to the Cabinet Mission Plan, the Muslim League got alarmed at the success of Congress. It decided to boycott the assembly and instead observed 16 August 1946 as Direct Action Day. The Muslim  League  declared  that  Muslims should resort to direct action to achieve their goal of Pakistan. Riots broke out, thousands of Hindus and Muslims were killed. With the Muslim League boycotting the Constituent Assembly and not joining the government, the situation became more confusing. When under Clement Atlee, the British announced that they would completely transfer power to the Indians by 1948, the Muslim League started an agitation for the partition of the country. Riots occurred in several parts of the country. On 23 March 1947, the League observed Pakistan Day. In March 1947, Lord Mountbatten came to India and presented a plan for the partition of India…

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Posted by on 26/03/2016 in Uncategorized


3 responses to “What were the effects of partition on India and Pakistan?

  1. SueT唐 梦 琇

    27/03/2016 at 5:28 AM

    Good history lesson for me. Thank you.

  2. george-b

    31/03/2016 at 5:21 PM

    It is amazing what humans do for power, hoe it’s never enough for one generation to put the burdon unto the next,inocent one…that’s why therr will never br enough histories to uncover the truth…
    Thank you Anil, for uncovering the truth!
    Thank you very much indeed!

  3. oldpoet56

    16/06/2016 at 8:45 AM

    Thank you for posting this great piece.


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