Plenary Conference of The Constitutional Proposals for Malaya, Group photograph, King's House, Kuala Lumpur- 20.11.1946

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DocumentDescription: Group of distinguished persons at the grounds of King's House in Kuala Lumpur on November 20,1946, attending the drafting of the Constitutional Proposals for the Federation of Malaya in place of the Malayan Union. Seated (Left to Right): His Highness Sultan Ibrahim of Kelantan; His Highness Sultan Abu Bakar of Pahang; His Highness Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan; His Highness Sultan Hishamuddin Alam Shah of Selangor; His Excellency Sir Edward Gent, Governer of the Malayan Union; His Excellency Mr. Malcolm MacDonald, Governer-General; Yang Amat Mulia Raja Abdul Rashid, Raja Bendahara (Representing the Sultan of Perak ); His Highness Sultan Badlishah of Kedah; His Highness Sultan Ismail of Terengganu; His Highness Tuan Syed Putra, Raja of Perlis; and Tuanku Mahkota Ismail (Representing the Sultan of Johore). Standing, Front row (Left to Right): Dato Nik Ahmad Kamil bin Mahmud; Unknown; Mr. W.D. Godsall; Mr. K.K. O'Connor; Dato Hamzah bin Abdullah ; Mr. A.T. Newboult; Sir RalphHone; Raja Kamaralzaman bin Raja Mansur; Tuan Haji Muhammad Sheriff bin Osman; Dato Onn bin Jaafar; Sir Theodore Adams; and Dato R. St.J.Braddell. Dr. W. Linehan is seen between Dato Hamzah and Mr. Newboult. Dato Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad Yasin is behind Tuan Haji Muhammad Sheriff. Mr D.C. Watherston is at the back row (black tie). Note: On November 22, 1946, His Excellency Mr. Malcolm MacDonald flew to London to present and discuss the Constitutional Proposals with the secretary of State for the Colonies.