Simon commission was constituted under the leadership of sir john simon to look into the functioning of the constitutional system in india and suggest changes. it was officially known as ‘indian statutory commission’ and consists of four conservative, two labourites and one liberal member from the british parliament. commission did not have a single indian member. hence, at their arrival they greeted with the slogan ‘go back simon’. in order to overcome the protest, the viceroy, lord irwin announce an offer ‘dominion status’ for india in october ad 1929 and a round table conference to discuss a future constitution.
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