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
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 […]
PAKISTAN AND AFGHANISTAN TWO SISTER NATIONS Reply to the Speech made by Sardar Najibullah Khan, Special Representative of H.M. the King of Afghanistan in Pakistan at the time of Presenting Credentials to […]
Transfer of the Power JUNE 3 (1947) Broadcast Speech on 3rd June, 1947 from the All India Radio, New Delhi, giving his reactions to June-3 Plan I am glad that I am […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.