Percival Griffiths

Indian businessman (1899-1992)
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Sir Percival Joseph Griffiths KBE CIE (15 January 1899 – 14 July 1992) was a prominent businessman who also worked for the Indian Civil Service.


  • Sir Percival Griffiths, a member of the L.C.S., stressed the Muslim belief that “their interests must be regarded as completely separate from those of the Hindus, and that no fusion of the two communities was possible.” He adds, significantly enough, that however deplorable, “the statesman had to accept it.’”
    • Sir Percival Griffiths, quoted in RC Majumdar, ed., Volume 11: Struggle for Freedom [1905-1947] 151 ff
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