“The British Government is not responsible for the partition of India.” The above statement is attributed to

(A) Abul Kalam Azad
(B) Lord Attlee
(C) Lord Mountbatten
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

Correct Answer : Lord Attlee
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2009
Explanation : On February 20, 1947, Attlee made the statement: “It is the definite intention of the British Government to effect the transfer of power to responsible Indians by a date not later June 3, 1948. If the League does not join the Constituent Assembly, the British Government will have to consider to whom the powers of Central Government of British Indian should be handed over on the due date.” He also stated that “The British Government is not responsible for the partition.”
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