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The boundary between India and Pakistan was demarcated by
1. Mountbatten 
2. Cyril Radcliffe
3. Macmohan 
4. Stafford Cripps

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Cyril Radcliffe

The correct answer is Cyril Radcliffe.

  • The British architect Sir Cyril Radcliffe was appointed as the joint chairman of the two boundary commissions of the India and Pakistan provinces
  • He was assigned the responsibility to equally divide the territory of India with 88 million people.
  • It is named after its architect and thus it is called the Radcliffe line.
  • It is the demarcation line between India and Pakistan that divides the Punjab and Bengal provinces of British India.
  • This demarcation line was published on 17 August and it was called partition day of India.

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