The Indian Independence Act c. The Act received the royal assent on 18 July , and Pakistan came into being on 14 August and India came into being on 15 August.
There was much violence, and many Muslims from what would become India fled to Pakistan; and Hindus and Sikhs from what would become Pakistan fled to India.
Many people left behind all their possessions and property to avoid the violence and flee to their new country.
The Indian Independence Act was subsequently repealed in Article of the Constitution of India and in Article of the Constitution of Pakistan of ,  both constitutions being intended to bring about greater independence for the new states. Although the new constitutions did not have the legal authority to repeal the Act, the repeal was intended to establish them as independent legal systems based only on home-grown legislation.
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