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Bengal Premier (Resignation)

Volume 388: debated on Thursday 8 April 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for India the circumstances that have led to the Premier of Bombay relinquishing his office?

The resignation of Mr. Fazl Huq, who has been Premier of Bengal since the introduction of Provincial autonomy in 1937, occurred in the normal course of procedure under Provincial representative institutions. He was not dismissed from office.

Did Mr. Fazl Huq give any explanation for his resignation, and is it connected in any way with the political situation in India?