Reviewed by Purushottam Agrawal, in Biblio, March-April 2015
Some interesting extracts (pp 226- 229)
such a condition would be quite satisfactory to League and that it would be quite prepared to make an effort to form a constitution for a united India by means of a constituent assembly. Whatever constitution might thus be drafted could then be submitted to a plebiscite of Muslims in zones as defined above and that if they voted for constitution of a united India that would end matter. On the other hand if they voted against constitution then that must be taken by Congress as tantamount to a plebiscite in favor of Pakistan. He suggested therefore that Congress would meet Muslim League position by recognizing principle and possibility of self-determination of Muslims to be determined by a plebiscite among them in those zones in which they are in an absolute majority, this possibility to be invoked only after every effort had been made to draft a constitution for a united India acceptable to Muslims by means of a constituent assembly.
Liaquat agreed that Rajagopalachari could act as a mediator between the Congress and the ML and that ‘some headway might be made’ if he were to see Jinnah and ‘let Jinnah explain to him the League’s position as outlined above.’
Venkat Dhulipala's lectures on the Muslim League in the 1940's
Communist Party of India's resolution on Pakistan and National Unity, September 1942