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Mountbatten and the partition of India

Louis Mountbatten Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Mountbatten and the partition of India

by Louis Mountbatten Earl Mountbatten of Burma

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Published by Trans-east Distributing Co., distributed by Advent Books in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, -- Earl, -- 1900-1979.,
  • India -- History -- 1947-

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[interviews by] Larry Collins & Dominique Lapierre.
    ContributionsCollins, Larry., Lapierre, Dominique.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1> :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16557002M

    From : "Lord Louis Mountbatten () served as the last Viceroy of British India from 23 March to August 15 , staying on subsequently as the first Governor General of the Union of India from 15 August to 21 June Lord Mountbatten Lord Mountbatten, the great grandson of Queen Victoria, and second cousin of George V He is the last Viceroy of India He took the responsibility of partioning British India and also to send back British troops back to England. He developed a strong relationship with the Indian princes who were said to have considerable confidence in him, andFile Size: 1MB.

      Viceroy for India Louis Mountbatten (–) pleaded with the Hindu and Muslim leaders to agree to form a united country, but they could not. Only Gandhi supported Mountbatten's position. With the country descending further into chaos, Mountbatten reluctantly agreed to the formation of two separate : Kallie Szczepanski.   Lord and Lady Mountbatten and Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi in March , shortly before partition. Photograph: AP An affair between Indian leader Jawaharlal Nehru and Lady Mountbatten is alluded.

      We speak to Andrew Lownie, author of ‘The Mountbattens’. He discusses mistakes made by Mountbatten during the partition of India, why Lord Mountbatten rushed the process of partition. The Partition of India The British divided and quit India in The Partition of India and the book also explores thelegacies ofPartitionwhich continuetoresonatetoday inthe 4 Lady Mountbatten with West Punjab and Pakistan government officials. Courtesy of the late Richard Symonds


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Mountbatten And The Partition Of India book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Mountbatten and the partition of India, Volume 1: March 22 - Aug Hardcover – January 1, by Larry Collins (Author),Cited by: Start your review of Mountbatten And The Partition Of India Labeeb Akhter rated it really liked it this book depicts the real picture of the partition of india and pakistan in Avi Prasad 4/5.

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MOUNTBATTEN AND THE PARTITION OF INDIA. KRISHAN. The author lives at ‐12, Anand Niketan, New Delhi. India.

Search for more papers by this author. KRISHAN. The author lives at ‐12, Anand Niketan, New Delhi. India. Search for more papers by this by: 4.

It's a very good insight into the bombastic self-important mindset that Mountbatten brought to the Indian situation. India's politicians are described as juvenile and childlike to be guided by the firm paternal hand of the cousin of the King. There are some nice word pictures/5(6).

Mountbatten became extremely hurry to come to a conclusion that partition of India was inevitable. Gifted with high imagination, sharp intellect he started his drive in this regard.

Son of the British royal family (son of Queen Victoria’s grand-daughter) an able sailor-soldier Mountbatten knew the art of dealing with the political leaders of India in a dignified way. March The British Government sends Louis Mountbatten to India to determine a plan for transferring power to Indians before June June 3, Mountbatten announces the Partition Plan and speeds up the transfer of power by ten months.

Aug. Transfer of Power: India gains independence from Great Size: KB. Mountbatten and the Partition of India Volume 1: March Aug By Larry Collins and Dominlque Lapierre Vikas Price: Rs 60; Pages: Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten first came to India in as ADC to the then Prince of.

Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. MOUNTBATTEN AND THE PARTITION OF INDIA Y. KRISHAN The 'Great Calcutta Killing' of August was a turning point in India's history.

It followed Jinnah's Direct Action Day for the achievement of Pakistan which the government of Bengal, dominated by the Muslim. Viceroy's House: The REAL story behind the partition of India and why Lord Mountbatten was wrongly vilified A new film claims Winston Churchill was Author: Warren Manger.

The partition of India led to more than a million deaths. A scholar argues how British royal, Lord Louis Mountbatten, who hurriedly drew the new borders in secret, was largely : Adil Najam.

Mountbatten and the Partition of India offers a series of candid interviews with Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of British India and the first Governor-General of independent India, conducted by world-renowned authors, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre of.

On the evening of Augin the Viceroy’s House in New Delhi, Mountbatten and his wife settled down to watch a Bob Hope movie, “My Favorite Brunette.” A short distance away, at the bottom of Raisina Hill, in India’s Constituent Assembly, Nehru rose to his feet to make his most famous speech.

The book explores South Asia from Partition to the present day. The Partition of British India in led to approximately half a million people being killed and millions more displaced. Lord Mountbatten, the viceroy of India, had a mandate to oversee the British withdrawal.

At the  time his role was celebrated by both Indians and the British. MOUNTBATTEN PLAN AND PARTITION OF INDIA Before arrival of Mountbatten to India, there held a debate in England on March 5, Cripps, defending the Government's policy,said "It was unfortunate that "just at the moment when the Muslim League was about to reconsider the situation with a view.

The Partition Library is presently under construction. Once completed, the library will be a compilation of all known resources on Partition managed by a team of volunteer staff and interns, and kept updated through your contributions.

Know of a book, movie or website on Partition. The British Prime Minister Attlee appointed Lord Louis Mountbatten as India's last viceroy, and he was given the task to oversee British India's independence by Junewith the instruction to avoid partition and preserve a United India, but with adaptable authority to ensure a Location: British Raj.

The partition of India and the creation of Pakistan appeared inevitable to him. After extensive consultation Lord Mountbatten put forth the plan of partition of India on 3 June The Congress and the Muslim League ultimately approved the Mountbatten Plan.

The Radcliff Boundary Commission drew the boundary line separating India and Pakistan. Book Excerpts; Mountbatten planned to partition India into many countries. Then VP Menon stepped in India’s future had been decided in a matter of 3 hours, between 7 am and am, by Nehru and Mountbatten.

And it was VP Menon who drew up a : Narayani Basu.Partition of India and Mountbatten. Karachi: Council for Pakistan Studies, (OCoLC) Named Person: Louis Mountbatten Mountbatten of Burma, Earl; Louis Mountbatten Mountbatten of Burma, Earl; Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Latif Ahmed Sherwani.Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, Mountbatten and the partition of India.

New Delhi: Vikas, ©(OCoLC) Named Person: Louis Mountbatten Mountbatten of Burma, Earl; Louis Mountbatten Mountbatten of Burma, Earl: Document Type: Book: All Authors / .