Prateek Asked :
Q. What was the basis of transfer of power to India on 15th August?
A. On this day the Indian National Congress had demanded Poorna Swaraj
B. On this day Mahatma Gandhi started Quit India Movement
C. Anniversary of formation of Interim Government
D. Anniversary of the surrender of Japanese army before Admiral Mountbatten
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Answer : D
Explanation : Lord Mountbatten decided the date of Aug 15 for transfer of power to India, because at this day (Aug 15, 1945) Japanese Army in second world war surrendered before him.