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The object of the Butler Committee of 1927 was to
(a) Define the jurisdiction of the Central and Provincial Governments
(b) Define the powers of the Secretary of State for India
(c) Impose censorship on national press
(d) Improve the relationship between the Government of India and the Indian States.

Answer:

D

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Explanation:

The object of the Butler Committee of 1927 was to:
(d) Improve the relationship between the Government of India and the Indian States.

The Butler Committee, officially known as the Indian States Committee, was appointed in 1927 under the chairmanship of Sir Harcourt Butler. Its main objective was to examine and make recommendations on the relationship between the British Government of India and the princely states of India. The committee aimed to address the issues of governance, administration, and coordination between the government and the princely states to improve their relationship.

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