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"Dominion status is not the same as Independence.... It’s not true that a community is independent when its Ministers have in fact taken the Oath of Allegiance to the King."

-- Winston Churchill to Attlee on Indian Independence Bill, 1947

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@ProfKapilKumar @PanickarS @Sanjay_Dixit @NijiSachiv @sdeo76 Attlee was British PM at that time. Churchill was his predecessor.
Churchill was annoyed that India Bill (to be passed by British Parliament) was being dubbed as ‘The Indian Independence Bill’. He said it was, in fact, ‘The Indian Dominions Bill’.
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