Why did the Cabinet Mission of 1946 rejected the Muslim League’s demand for a separate state for Pakistan?

[A] The Cabinet Mission felt that Congress represents the Indian people and thus Muslim league could not make favorable inroads
[B] The Muslim League had a renewed demand of a weak centre and grouping of Muslim provinces, which was accepted by Cabinet Mission
[C] The Cabinet Mission felt that a separate state would contain larger proportion of Non-Muslim population and a sizable population of Muslims will be left in India, if two states are declared.
[D] The Cabinet Mission was given a Mandate from London to preserve the unity of India

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