The Radcliffe Committee was appointed to

(A) Solve the problem of minorities in India.
(B) Give effect to the Independence Bill.
(C) Demarcate the boundaries between India and Pakistan.
(D) Enquire into the riots in East Bengal.

Correct Answer : Demarcate the boundaries between India and Pakistan.
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 2014
Explanation : Viceroy of British India, Lord Mountbatten formed two commissions namely Punjab Border Commission and Bengal Border Commission to decide the borderline between India and Pakistan on June 30, 1947. Radcliffe was appointed as President of both the Commissions. Those Commissions had to demarcate borders by Muslims and Non-Muslims population. They had to consider others factors too. There were four members in each Commission of which two were from Indian National Congress and two from Muslim League.
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