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Who held the chief position in the Cabinet Mission 1946?
1. Sir Stafford Cripps
2. A. V. Alexander
3. Lord Pethick Lawrence
4. Lord Mountbatten

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Lord Pethick Lawrence

The correct answer is Lord Pethick Lawrence.

  • The chief position in cabinet mission 1946 was held by Lord Pethick Lawrence.
    • To discuss the transfer of power from the British government to Indian leadership was the aim of the coming of cabinet mission to India.

  • To preserve India’s unity and grant the most awaited independence to India was also the aim of the mission.
    • The cabinet mission came to India in 1946.
    • At that time, Lord Wavell was the viceroy of India.
    • Many proposals were included in the mission.
    • But it was rejected by INC.
    • Jinnah demanded Pakistan demanded six full provinces.
    • A complicated system with three tiers for India was proposed by the mission.
    • To foreign affairs, defense, currency, and communication, the center power was confined.
    • All the other powers were kept with provinces.

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