Politics In India Since Indepen

Book: Politics In India Since Indepen

Chapter: 1. Challenges of Nation Building

Subject: Social Science - Class 12th

Q. No. 1 of Exercises

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Which among the following statements about the partition is incorrect?

a. Partition of India was the outcome of the “two-nation theory.”

b. Punjab and Bengal were the two provinces divided on the basis of religion.

c. East Pakistan and West Pakistan were not contiguous.

d. The scheme of partition included a plan for transfer of population across the border.

The statement d is incorrect

Explanation: During partition areas where the Muslims were in majority was made as Pakistan. The rest was to stay as India. Earlier the plan of transfer was not included in the partition plan but afterwards the minorities in both the states were treated ruthlessly and were killed, so unwillingly they had to leave their homes and fled away to their respective religion majority states.

Rest of the statements are correct. Factual


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