The Government of India Act 1935 provided for :
1. A responsible government at the center
2. A weak center and strong provinces
3. A bill of rights which was later replaced by Fundamental Rights
4. Dyarchy at the Centre
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] Only 2 & 4

Salient Features of the Government of India Act 1935 were as follows:

  • Abolition of provincial dyarchy and introduction of dyarchy at centre.
  • Abolition of Indian Council and introduction of an advisory body in its place.
  • Provision for an All India Federation with British India territories and princely states.
  • Elaborate safeguards and protective instruments for minorities.
  • Supremacy of British Parliament.
  • Increase in size of legislatures, extension of franchise, division of subjects into three lists and retention of communal electorate.
  • Separation of Burma from India


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