The Montague-Chelmsford Proposals were related to
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2016 Prelims]
(a) social reforms
(b) educational reforms
(c) reforms in police administration
(d) constitutional reforms
- The British government in India introduced the Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms in 1919, led by Secretary of State Edwin Montagu and Viceroy Lord Chelmsford.
- The reforms aimed to progressively transfer the responsibility of government in India as a part of the British Empire.
- The act included important provisions such as the end of benevolent despotism with a separate preamble, the introduction of Diarchy, and the establishment of a Public Service Commission, which was a first for India.
- Additionally, the act made the central legislature bicameral.
Therefore, option (d) is the correct answer.