Describe two main features of each of Morley Minto Reforms of 1909 and Government of India Act of 1919 as well as 1935.


Morley Minto Reforms (1909):

  • It introduced changes in the size and functions of the councils at the Central as well as Provincial levels.
  • Separate electorate were granted to the Muslims.

Government of India Act (1919):

  • This Act made the Central Legislature bicameral.
  • This Act provided for the establishment of a Public Service Commission in India for the first time.

Government of India Act (1935):

  • The introduction of direct elections.
  • The establishment of a Federal Court.