File Title India: Intelligence Gathering Post Independence
Reference FO 1093/439
Date 10 March 1947 - 21 October 1948
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence and memoranda relating to intelligence organisation and gathering in newly-independent India. The documents discuss liaison and information sharing between the Indian and British intelligence services; the necessity for the creation of a covert intelligence-gathering apparatus in India; intelligence gathering in Burma; the need to investigate communism and Soviet influence in India; an instruction not to engage Indians as agents for security reasons; and the decision by the prime minister to close down intelligence gathering activities in India.

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ii Back Cover Download PDF (83 KB)
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