Lord Wavell (1943- 1947)
Visit of King George V.
Shimla Conference begins on 25th June 1945.
In January 1946 Wavell introduced Government’s intention to set up an
Executive Council of political leaders.
In February 1946 Mutiny of the Indian Naval in Bombay.
In March 1946 Attlee announces the Cabinet Mission and it arrives in
Delhi on 24th March 1946.
On 6th August 1946, Wavell invites Nehru to form an Interim Government.
On 16th August 1946, Muslim League begins the Direct Action Day.
On 5th January 1947, All India Congress Committee accepts Provincial
Grouping under the Cabinet Mission Plan.
On 20th February 1947,Attlee announces end of British rule in India.
Sir John Strachey the finance member of the viceroy council tried to
equalize the rates of salt duties in the British provinces.
The famine of 1876-1878.
The British parliament passed the Royal Titles Act investing Queen Victoria
with the title of Kaiser-i-hind or Queen Empress of India.
Introduced the gold standard into the monetary system.