Atlee’s Declaration – February 20, 1947

The Prime Minister of Britain Clement Atlee declared on February 20, 1947 in the House of Commons that the British would quit India after transferring power into the responsible hand not later than June 1948. The idea was that the Indians should settle their issues before that.

He also announced the appointment of Lord Mountabatten as Viceroy in place of Lord Wavell.

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  • arun kumar mudi
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    Thanks..for ur exact information abt atlees declaration