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British government paper on the strength of democracy in India in 1959
(Catalogue ref: CAB 21/4571)
Catalogue ref: CAB 21/4571; British paper on democracy in India, 1959
How to use this source
1 Study this source carefully. Ask yourself whether the source supports or contradicts the view that:
  • The British left India as soon as the people wanted them to
  • The British left because of the actions of important individuals
  • The British were forced out by peaceful political protests
  • The British were forced out by armed resistance
  • The British wanted to leave because the area was causing them problems
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