With reference to the Cabinet Mission, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It recommended a federal government.
  2. It enlarged the powers of the Indian courts.
  3. It provided for more Indians in the ICS.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Prelims]

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) None


Answer: (a)

Explanation:

  • The Cabinet Mission consisted of three Cabinet Ministers from England and aimed to create a constitution for Independent India and establish an interim Government.
  • The plan proposed the formation of a Union of India, with limited powers dealing with defence, foreign affairs, and communications.
  • The Union Government would be responsible for raising finances to manage these subjects.
  • The remaining powers would be vested in the provinces, making the Centre weak and promoting provincial autonomy.
  • The plan was a declaration of India’s independence and proposed a federal structure of government.

Therefore, option (a) is the correct answer.

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