Indian Independence Act July 18th 1947
Pakistan came into being on August 14th 1947
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After the representatives of the Indian National Congress, the Muslim League and the Sikh community came to an agreement with Lord Mountbattern A legislation was formed by the government of then British Prime Minister Clement Attlee which came to be known as the Mountbatten plan
June 3 Plan or the Mountbatten Plan The 3 June Plan, also known as the Mountbatten plan, declared that the partition of India was accepted by the British Government, successor governments would get a dominion status and an absolute right to withdraw from the British Commonwealth The India Independence Act of 1947 was an implementation of the 3 June Plan.
CARPETS BOMBAY:FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 197 PRICE TWO ANNASAT BIRTH OF INDIA'S FREEDOM NATION WAKES TO STATE VISIT TO KARACHI FRENZIED ENTHUSIASM NEW LIFE IN BOMBAY Crowds In Festive Mood Mr. Nehru Calls For Big Effort From People THE natinal hleowr the Tarek Bombay retariat at midaght when the citisena with solemn ilalete"MAY BOMBAY dGovernor's Message vocation and frenaled rejlclng Citia of free Indiayou "INCESSANT STRIVING TASK OF FUTURE" c PROSPER" Assembly Members Take Solemn Pledge FREE INDIA NEW CABINET WILD SCENES OF JUBILATION OF INDIA The Act's most important provisions were that British India would be divided into two completely sovereign dominions of Pakistan and India and would come into effect from August 15th 1947.
AIR Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of Independent India and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel the Home Minister and over 560 princely states agreed to join India. HR
Across the border, Muhammad Ali Jinnah became the Governor General of the new nation of Pakistan and Liaquat Ali Khan became the first Prime Minister
The Independence of India was followed by Partition which is one of the most tragic events in the Indian subcontinent in recent history.