|Direction: Following item consists of two statements, one labelled as 'Assertion ' and the other as 'Reason (R)'. You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the answers to these items using the code given below:|
|Assertion : The Cabinet Mission rejected the Muslim League's demand for a separate State of Pakistan.|
|Reason (R): The Cabinet Mission felt that a Separate State of Pakistan would contain a large proportion of non-Muslim population, and a sizeable population of Muslims would be left in India.|
A) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
B) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C) A is true but R is false
D) A is false but R is true
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] The Muslim league first approved the plan. But when Congress declared that it could change the scheme through its majority in the Constituent Assembly, they rejected the plan. On July 27, the Muslim League Council met at Bombay where Jinnah reiterated the demand for Pakistan as the only course left open to the Muslim League. On July 29, it rejected the plan and called the Muslims to resort to "Direct Action" to achieve the land of their dream "Pakistan". August 16, 1946 was fixed as "Direct Action Day".
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