UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2016

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    The plan of Sir Stafford Cripps envisaged that after the Second World War

    A)  India should be granted complete Independence.

    B)  India should be partitioned into two before granting Independence.

    C)  India should be made a Republic with the condition that she will join the Commonwealth.

    D)  India should be given Dominion status.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Exp. [d] In March 1942, a mission headed by Stafford Cripps was sent to India with constitutional proposals to seek Indian support for the Second World War. Sir Stafford Cripps was a senior left-wing politician and government minister in the war cabinet of Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Cripps worked to keep India loyal to the British war effort in exchange for a promise of full self-government after the war. Cripps promised to give dominion status after the war as well as elections to be held after the war.      

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