Q. With reference to the Cripps Proposals, which one of the following statements is/are correct? Select the correct answer using the code given below:
The correct option is A
Statement 1 is correct: Sir Stafford Cripps, a member of cabinet, was sent to India in 1942 to solve the Indian problems. Proposal of Cripps: After the war India would be given the same status as the other Dominions (for instance Canada and Australia) had; immediately after the constituent assembly would be set up: The princely would be free to choose to join the Indian union or to stay out (Right to self-determination).
Statement 2 is incorrect: The people of princely states were not given the right to elect representatives to the proposed constitution making body. Their representatives were to be selected by the rulers.