Balbharati Class 8 History Solutions Chapter 12 India gains Independence

Balbharati Class 8 History Solutions Chapter 12 India gains Independence

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India gains Independence Exercise question Solutions :

Question no – (1) 

(1) ___ was the head of the Interim Government.

(a) Vallabhbhai Patel

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) Barrister Jinnah

Answer : 

Correct option – (c)

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the head of the Interim Government.

(2) The plan of creation of two independent nations, India and Pakistan, was made by ___

(a) Lord Wavell

(b) Stafford Cripps

(c) Lord Mountbatten

(d) Pethick Lawrence

Answer : 

Correct option – (c)

The plan of creation of two independent nations, India and Pakistan, was made by Lord Mountbatten.

Question no – (2) 

Answer : 

(2) Pethick Lawrence, Stafford Cripps and A.V Alexander are the ministers participating in cabinet mission.

Question no – (3) 

Answer : 

(1) The Indian National Congress approved the partition Because it was founded on the principle of secularism.

(2) The working of Interim government could not run smoothly Because – While the blaze of violence arisen and Muslim league participated and adopted the policy of obstruction that’s why interims Government could not work smoothly.

(3) The Wavell Plan could not become successful Because – There were different provisions in this plan and congress opposed it so, This plan couldn’t become successful.

Question no – (4) 

Answer : 

The events held on the following timelines are as follows :

  • 1945 = Wavell plan drew up.
  • 1946 = Declared direct action day by Muslim league.
  • 1947 = Indian Independence act passed.
  • 1948 = England’s Prime Minister Atlee had announced that England would leave its dominion on India, Gandhiji was brutally assassinated by Nathuram Godse.

Question no – (5) 

Answer : 

(1) British took steps towards granting freedom to India because

= The bells of revolution were ringing all around. Everyone wanted to get out of the chains of subjugation. No one wanted to wear the crown of subjugation anymore. The British also realized that the Indians could no longer be kept in check. They realized that despite all the fears, the Indians were no longer accepting their settlement and that they had set foot on the path of revolution.

(2)  Information about Mountbatten Plan is that,

= Mount batten prepared a plan of creation of India and Pakistan as two independent nations. Indian National congress opposed the plan of partition but the Muslim league remained adamant on the creation of Pakistan.

(3) Muslim League declare to observe 16 August as Direct Action Day because –

  • The demand of Pakistan was not being fulfilled. As the Muslim league decided for direct action in violent way so, this day was declared ‘Direct action day’.
  • The consequences of this decision were horrendous and riots broke out between Hindus and Muslims.


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👉 Fulfillment of Struggle for Independence

Updated: July 25, 2023 — 8:51 am

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