India rejects British offer of dominion status 70 years ago today (1942)

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(Saturday, April 11, 1942) — Dominant Hindu and Moslem (Muslim) parties today rejected Britain’s offer of dominion status after the war and Sir Stafford Cripps, special emissary of the British war cabinet, announced the proposal he had bought from London had been withdrawn.

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