Pending the completion of the work of constitution-making, the Cabinet Mission proposed to set up an Interim Government of 14 members representing major political parties in the ratio of 6 Congressmen, 5 League, 1 Indian Christian, 1 Sikh and 1 Parsee. The 1946 Cabinet Mission to India for planning of the transfer of power from the British Raj to the Indian leadership proposed an initial plan of composition of the new Dominion of India and its government. The total number of Congress Members were 205 & that of the Muslim League was 73. The three Cabinet ministers would be Pethick Lawrence, Sir Stafford Cripps and A. This impressive show of strength, staged in the very city where the members of the Cabinet Mission were quartered, demonstrated to the Mission and to all the others that the 100 million Muslims of India were solidly behind the demand for Pakistan and further that the Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was their undisputed supreme leader.
The Cabinet Mission denounced ‘the Muslim demand for Pakistan in unqualified terms. Any question raising a major communal issue in the Legislature should require for its decision a majority of the representatives present and voting of each of the two major communities as well as a majority of all members present and voting. On the 19th February 1946 he announced that a three-member Committee, otherwise known as the Cabinet Mission, would goes to India to seek an agreement with Indian leaders on the principles and procedure relating to the constitutional issue.
The Cabinet Mission was sent by the British government to discuss with the Indian leaders the matter of the Transfer of Power to the Indian hands. The members of the Cabinet Mission were: Sir. The Cabinet Mission then offered a compromise plan in their statement of May 16,1946. The result was that questions presumed to have been settled by the Cabinet Mission were reopened soon after the return of its three members to England. Various shots the three member British Cabinet Mission to India at press conference. The members are Lord Pethick Lawrence, Lord Alexander and Sir Stafford Cripps.
Jinnah And Cabinet Mission Plan
CABINET MISSION PLAN Great Britain’s final attempt to transfer its waning imperial power over India to a single independent constitutional entity was launched in March 1946, by three members of Prime Minister Clement Attlee’s Cabinet: Secretary of State for India Lord Pethick-Lawrence, Board of Trade President Sir Stafford Cripps, and First Lord of the Admirality A. 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. It provided that all the members of the Interim cabinet would be Indians and there would be minimum interference by the Viceroy. President’s Cabinet members receive President’s Cabinet-only benefits and programming at the AIPAC Policy Conference, including access to Scholar-in-Residence sessions, and are invited to attend an exclusive dinner at the National Summit. Club members also take AIPAC involvement to a new level through the biennial President’s Cabinet Mission to Israel. The Cabinet Mission to India was consisted of Patrick Lawrence (Secretary of State), Sir Stafford Cripps (President of the Board of Trade) and A. The members would divide up into three sections:. The Cabinet Mission also proposed the formation of a Union of India, comprising both the British India and the Princely States. There was 3 members in the cabinet mission plan in 1946 – Cripps, A.V. Alexander and Pethick-Lawrence.They would work in close conjunction with the Viceroy who was assured that it was not intended that he should be treated as a lay figure.
What Were The Proposals Of The Cabinet Mission?
Members of the Oklahoma Conference Extended Cabinet and spouses served there recently on a one-week mission. They painted, cooked, collected trash, even filled potholes in an asphalt soccer field.