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Inertia. Complex constitutional changes such as dividing or forming a new sovereign state are not easy. In general, if a constitutional setup is working well enough it won't fundamentally change. No doubt if in 1948, Gandhi (et. al.) had negotiated for the creation of 30 independent countries in the territory of British India, we could today be asking "...


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Two reasons: India has already been split in 1947 as Pakistan broke away from India. No superpower or great power ever tried to split India, be it the USA or the USSR. Being the largest democracy in the world and a non-allied country, India received US support during the Cold War time in the form of noninterference. Actually, the USA initially offered ...


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The Dominion of India existed as a transitory interim government formed after the formal declaration of Indian independence on 15 August 1947 which lasted until the enforcement of the Indian Constitution on 26 August 1950, which made India a republic ( Republic of India ). Until the adoption of the Constitution, India remained in a state similar to other ...


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Dominion Status means that the Dominion Has the British Monarch as head of state. In a member of the Commonwealth. Has the ability, using its own constitution procedures, to change 1 and/or 2 at any time it wishes. Generally it was the wish and preference of the British Monarch and the British Government that each colonies should remain a Dominion, ...


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