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Inductive effect involves

(a) Delocalization of $\sigma$ - electrons

(b) Displacement of $\sigma$ - electrons

(c) Delocalization of $\pi$ - electrons

(d) Displaement of $\pi$ - electrons

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Inductive effect is the permanent displacement of $\sigma$ electrons along a saturated carbon chain towards the more electro negative substituent (atom or group)
Hence it is Displacement of $\sigma$ - electrons
Hence b is the correct answer.
answered Mar 3, 2014 by meena.p

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