Notes: Cripps Mission came to India in the year 1942 (23rd March) with some proposals on framing the Indian Constitution. Lord Linlithgow was the viceroy of India at that time.
When did Cripps Mission came to India?
As a result, the British cabinet by 9 March 1942 agreed to despatch a mission to India to discuss its offer, and Cripps’ plane landed in Delhi on 22 March.
Who headed the Cripps Mission and why did he come to India?
Cripps came to India in March 1942. Cripps Mission was sent by the British Government in March 1942 to India with key objective to secure Indian cooperation and support for British War Efforts. Headed by Sir Stafford Cripps, this mission sought to negotiate an agreement with Indian Leaders.
Why was Cripps mission a failure?
Why did the Cripps Mission Fail? The proposals were seen as too radical by the British and as too conservative by the INC who wanted complete independence. The Mission was rejected by the INC, the Muslim League and other Indian groups. The Hindu Mahasabha and the Liberals were against the right of states to secede.
Why did Quit India movement become popular?
Ans :- Quit India Movement became popular because it was the first major movement by Indians in an attempt to get the British out of their country. The movement was led by Mahatma Gandhi along with many other leaders of that time. When the leaders were arrested, there was total unrest in the country.
What is the slogan for do or die?
The mantra is: ‘do or die’. We shall either free India or die in the attempt; we shall not live to see the perpetuation of our slavery,” Mahatma Gandhi said.
Who was head of cabinet mission?
Formulated at the initiative of Clement Attlee, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the mission had Lord Pethick-Lawrence, the Secretary of State for India, Sir Stafford Cripps, President of the Board of Trade, and A.V. Alexander, the First Lord of the Admiralty.
What were the main recommendations of Cripps Mission?
(i) It recommended to make India a Dominion State after the end of the Second World War. (ii) To frame a new constitution for India, a Constituent Assembly would be constituted. It will have all elected members. (iii) The provinces which did not agree to the constitution would retain their present position.