The Nationalist movement, however, had split into Hindu and Muslim factions, leading to the partition of the subcontinent into largely Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan when Independence came in 1947.
SM Shareef' report on Behar Provincial Muslim League 1938 (L/PJ/8/686, ff.72)
The breakdown of the Gandhi-Jinnah talk (1944) (L/PO/10/21)
Direct Action Day 15 August 1946: Calcutta riots (L/PJ/8/655, ff.95-107)
A note by Nehru to Mountbatten, 1947 (L/PJ/10/79, ff.234-40)
Nehru's broadcast on the partition of India (3 June 1947) (L/PJ/10/81)
Mountbatten and Jinnah at the inauguration of Pakistan, 14 august 1947. [photo Neg B5675)]
Jinnah's speech on the partition (3 June 1947) (L/PJ/10/81)