Main features of The Indian Independence Act (1947)


·      The British rule of India would end with immediate effect.

·     An independent dominion of India was made including the United Provinces under the British like Madras, Presidency, Carnatic, East Punjab, and West Bengal. Assam, etc.


·    West Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Sindh and East Bengal would go to Pakistan.

·    The Princely states were given the freedom to decide which dominion to join.


·    India and Pakistan dominions were granted complete freedom and they became members of British Commonwealth.

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