Address of Muhammad Ali Jinnah to 1st Constituent Assembly-11/08/1947-majority and minority communities — the Hindu community and the Muslim community — because even as regards Muslims you have Pathans, Punjabis, Shias, Sunnis and so on and among the Hindus you have Brahmins, Vashnavas, Khatris, also Bengalese, Madrasis and so on — will vanish.
AGREEMENT ON BANKING BETWEEN GOVT OF INDIA AND GOVT OF PAKISTAN – 23/04/1949-In the case of banks functioning in both or either of the Dominions, if any Muslim accounts have been transferred from West Pakistan to India without application from the depositors, such accounts should be re-transferred to Western Pakistan to a branch of the same bank or if the bank has no branch, action will be taken as in (c) below.
Constitution of Republic of China (Taiwan)-1947-The Republic of China, founded on the Three Principles of the People, shall be a democratic republic of the people, to be governed by the people and for the people.The sovereignty of the Republic of China shall reside in the whole body of citizens.
FINANCIAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND INDIA-14/08/1947-The Reserve Bank of India and the Bank of England shall consult together at agreed intervals in order to establish by reference to the best statistical data available to them the net capital movement from India to the other countries of the sterling area, or vice versa as the case may be, resulting from the agreed transfers of capital.
INDIA (TRANSFER OF POWER)-1947-The Prime Minister (Mr. Attlee) I desire to make an important statement on Indian policy. A similar statement is being made at the same time in another place, and by the Viceroy in New Delhi. The statement, in the form of a White Paper, will be available this afternoon.
INDIAN INDEPENDENCE BILL- 1947-In this Bill, we set up two independent Dominions, free and equal, of no less status than the United Kingdom or the Dominion of Canada, completely free in all respects from any control by this country, but united by a common allegiance to the Sovereign and by a community of ideas, receiving from their membership of the Commonwealth great advantages, but in no way suffering any restriction.
Israel between 1947-1974-HIGHLIGHTS OF MAIN EVENTS, 1947-1974 1947 2 April Britain requests special session of the General Assembly to consider future government of Palestine. 28 April General Assembly meets in special session. 15 May General Assembly establishes a Special Committee on Palestine
Lord Mountbatten’s radio broadcast transfer of power to Indian hands-04/06/1947-The solution to this dilemma, which I put forward, is that his Majesty’s Government should transfer power now to one or two governments of British India each having Dominion status as soon as the necessary arrangements can be made. This I hope will be within the next few months. I am glad to announce that his Majesty’s Government have accepted this proposal and are already having legislation prepared for introduction in Parliament this session. As a result of these decisions the special function of the India Office will no longer have to be carried out, and some other machinery will be set up to conduct future relations between his Majesty’s Government and India.
Manifesto of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army- Mao Tse-tung- 2/10/1947-In order to overthrow Chiang Kai-shek and form a democratic coalition government at an early date, we call on the people in the Liberated Areas to carry through the land reform, consolidate the foundations of democracy, develop production, practice economy, strengthen the people's armed forces, eliminate the remaining strongholds of the enemy and support the fighting at the front.
Naga-Akbar Hydari Accord (Nine Point Agreement)-1947-The Governor of Assam as the Agent of the Government of the
Indian Union will have a special responsibility for a period of 10 years to ensure the
observance of the agreement, at the end of this period the Naga Council will be asked
whether they require the above agreement to be extended for a further period or a new
agreement regarding the future of Naga people arrived at.
The Constitution of Japan-1947-Promulgated on November 3, 1946 Came into effect on May 3, 1947 We, the Japanese people, acting through our duly elected representatives in the National Diet, determined that we shall secure for ourselves and our posterity the fruits of peaceful
U.S. Recognition of Indian Independence- 1947-The formal process that led to Indian independence began with a report that the British government issued on May 16, 1946, which recommended the formation of an interim government in India to devise a constitution as part of a process by which India would achieve independence from Great Britain. An Interim Government of India was formed on September 2, 1946, and this is the government with which the United States established diplomatic relations prior to formal Indian independence