He suggested that there would be 14 members in the cabinet: 6 of them from Congress, 5 from the Muslim League and the other 3 would represent the minority parties and the important portfolios. In order to create space for the Muslim League Ministers, Sarat Chandra Bose, Shafaat Ahmad Khan and Syed Ali Zaheer had to quit. Clement Attlee, the then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom sent across the 1946 Cabinet Mission to help the formation of a government which would lead to an Independent India. Therefore, the British Government sent a Mission in 1946 that is known as the Cabinet Mission to make efforts in this regard. The Cabinet Mission, after its failure to convince the Indian political parties to arrive at an agreed constitution for India, put forth a plan which is called the Cabinet Mission Plan.
Liaquat Ali Khan: 1946-1947 (interim government). He was assigned the finance portfolio by the first Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. The following is a list of Labour Government ministers who feature in the notebooks covering the period from 1945 1951. However, it was only in March 1946 that with the arrival of three Cabinet Ministers, Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and Mr. A. V. Alexander, a crucial stage was reached in the negotiations between the British Government and the Indian political parties.
HL Deb 16 May 1946 vol 141 cc271-87 271 THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DOMINION AFFAIRS (VISCOUNT ADDISON) My Lords, I would ask your Lordships’ permission to make a statement on India. To end this, the British government sent a special mission of cabinet ministers to India. After extensive discussions with Congress and the Muslim League, the Cabinet Mission put forward its own proposals on May 16, 1946. The Recruitment of Cabinet Ministers as a Political Process: Turkey, 19461979 on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.