Lord Mountbatten became the first Governor-General of the new Dominions of India. He swore in Jawaharlal Nehru as the first Prime Minister of independent India.
First Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru said, “Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge
Lord Mountbatten, the Viceroy of India in 1947, put forth the partition plan widely known as the Mountbatten Plan. The Plan was accepted by Congress and the Muslim League.
The Extremist leaders were Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, and Aurobindo Ghosh. Instead of PPP (Protest, Prayer, and Petition) path, they emphasise self-reliance, constructive work, and swadeshi.