Government of India Act 1935

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The Government of India Act 1935 was the last constitution of British India, there were no more after this and in 1947 British India was split into Pakistan and India.

The act

  • Gave Indian provinces more independence
  • It allowed the establishment of an All India Federation.
  • For the first time direct elections were introduced. The right to vote was increased from seven million to thirty-five million.
  • Sind was separated from Bombay. And Orissa was separated from Bihar. Also Burma was separated from India.