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Heir Apparent, 1982 by Karan Singh
Who gave these assurances?

As per V P Menon (Patel's right hand man):

"These assurances had been given by Sardar Patel, the Home Minister, himself."

- The Story of the Integration of the Indian States by V P Menon, 1961
The reason why Mountbatten recruited V P Menon.

Mountbatten and the Partition of India - interviews by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
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