Consider the following statements about the Wavell Plan of 1945:
- It recommended a new Executive Council to be formed at the Centre in which all but the Viceroy and the Commander in Chief will be Indians
- It recommended transfer of all portfolios except the Defense to the Indian Members
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Both are correct statements
Wavell Plan also known as Breakdown Plan, was not accepted by the British, for whom, leaving without a universally agreed agreement was dishonourable. It also said that in case of a disagreement, the British should withdraw to the 6 Pakistan Provinces, and leaving the Congress to deal with rest of India.
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