Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Union of India': 1947 1950 August 15 India January 26 British Raj Dominion Dominion of Pakistan Indian Independence Act 1947 Parliament of the United Kingdom Governor-General Head of state Monarchy of the United Kingdom Governor-General of India 1948 C. Rajagopalachari Head of government Jawaharlal Nehru Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma Prime minister Commonwealth of Nations Bengal Punjab region Indo-Pakistani War of 1947 Kashmir Constitution of India Ashoka Kumar Thakur v Union of India Indian Economic Service Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service List of sovereign states in 1947 List of sovereign states in 1950 List of state leaders in 1950 Royal Indian Air Force SR Bommai v Union of India Communist Party of Pakistan Constituent assembly of Jammu and Kashmir List of Governors-General of India Mysore State Princely State of Mysore Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur Tonk (princely state) 1950 in India Bhajji (princely state) Central Industrial Security Force Indian Telecommunication Service Instrument of Accession (Jammu and Kashmir) Malerkotla Patna (princely state) Banknotes of Hyderabad Chhota Udaipur