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Indian Empire

British India and the Indian states under indirect British control, which gained independence as India and Pakistan in 1947
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Mountbatten recalls her father's tenure as the last Viceroy of the British Indian Empire (1947) and the first Governor General of the Union of India (1947-48) just prior to India's independence.
Blanchett was cast as Edna Mountbatten, wife of Lord Mountbatten, who was the last viceroy of the British Indian Empire and oversaw the country's transition to independence in 1947.
Considered the rural backyard of the metropolitan New Delhi-based British Indian Empire, the new country went through a brisk process of urbanisation and industrialisation.
The IAF was formed on October 8, 1932, as an auxiliary Air Force of the British Indian Empire and the prefix Royal was added in 1945, in recognition of its services during the World War II.
The event occurred with the partition of India wherein the British Indian Empire was divided into two new nations.

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