Answer :

The agreement to divide colonial India into two separate states was taken before independence

• one with a Muslim majority (Pakistan) and


• the other with a Hindu majority (India)


This partition is commonly seen as the outcome of the conflict between the nations' elites.


The Indian Independence Act 1947 and resulted in the dissolution of the British Raj and


The partition was set forth.


These are the various reasons for the Partition of the country:-


1) Communal violence in Bengal (January 1947)


2) Communal violence in Punjab in (March 1947)


3) Provincial elections in 1937


4) The frequent violence which broke out in August 1946


5) The continuous fail in compromise attempts.


6) The divide and rule policy of the British resulted in supporting Muslims


7) Muslim league opined that Congress was a Hindu party and demanded partition.


8) The Muslim league asked for a separate electorate


Thus the separation of Hindus and Muslims through India-Pakistan partition was the only solution to bring harmony.


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