UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    Which reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct?
    1. It recommended a Federal Government.
    2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts.
    3. It provided for more Indians in the ICS.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1 and 3           

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Exp. [a] The Cabinet Mission arrived to India on 24th March 1946. The objective of this mission was to devise a machinery to draw up the constitution of Independent India and make arrangements for Interim Government. The Cabinet Mission plan of 1946 proposed that there shall be a Union of India which was to be empowered to deal with the Defense, Foreign Affairs and Communications. The Cabinet Mission recommended an undivided India and turned down the Muslim league's demand for a separate Pakistan. The Cabinet Mission restricted the Communal representation. Cabinet Mission proposed a two tier federal plan to maintain national unity with maximum autonomy to the provinces of British India and other Indian States while centre only controls the defence, external affairs and communications. No power of Judiciary was discussed in Cabinet Mission proposals. The last recruitment for ICS was in 1944. Hence, option [a] is correct

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