QAGeography › The Indian subcontinent was partitioned into _____.

The Indian subcontinent was partitioned into _____.

A. Tibet and India

B. India and Pakistan

C. Pakistan and Bangladesh

D. Bangladesh and Tibet


Answer: B. India and Pakistan

The Partition of India refers to the division of British India into India and Pakistan. This partitioning caused a severe refugee crisis as well as large-scale violence. The Partition of British India into these two countries is known as the “Mountbatten Plan.” The partition happened on the 15th of August, 1947. After the partition, many Muslim Indian families began migrating to Pakistan.

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