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August 19, 2014

Important Points you should know about Indian National Movement - Lesson 2


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Friends, here is the second lesson on Indian National Movement. Please Read the Lesson 1 from here before reading this lesson.
  • The montague mission reached India on 10th November 1917.
  • The Khilafat movement was organized under the leadership of Shaukat Ali, Muhammad Ali and Abdul Kalam Azad.
  • The Rowlatt Act (1919) deprived the Indians from the privilege of trial and defense provided by law. 
  • The 'Non-Cooperation' resolution was passed at a special session of the Congress held at Calcutta in September 1920. The President of this session was Lala Lajpat Rai.
  • Gandhiji make a bonfire of foreign cloth at Bombay on 31st July 1921.
  • When the Prince of Wales came to India on 17th November 1921, people observed hartals all over the country and the streets were deserted when the Prince visited the the provincial capital. 
  • Gandhiji decided to start the Non-Cooperation Movement at Bardoli, a small tehsil in the Surat district. However, this was suspended after the Chauri-Chaura incident.
  • The famous salt march of Gandhiji was from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi. The distance between Sabarmati Ashram and Dandi is about 322 kms.
  • The first President and Secretary of the Swaraj Party were Deshbandu C. R. Dass and Pandit Motilal Nehru, respectively. 
  • Main Recommendations of the Nehru Committee in 1928
    • Recommended Domination status for India
    • A joint electorate 
    • Reservations for Muslims only where they were in minority.
  • Bipin Pal's efforts for broad based resolutions on boycott movements is the main reason for the split between moderates and the extremists at Surat session of INC in 1907 known as "Surat Split".
  • Revolutionaries set up a 'Provisional Independent Govt of India' on 18th April 1930 under the leadership of Surya Sen at Chittagong.
  • The Second Round Table Conference was conducted from 7th September to 11th December 1931.
  • The Muslim observed the 'day of deliverance' as a mark of relief after the resignation of ministers from the provinces. 
  • Lord Linlithgow was the Governor-General of India at the outbreak of the Second World War. 
  • The Congress started the 'Individual Civil Disobedience' in October 1940 and it continued for over 14 months.
  • Subhash Chandra Bose was the leader of the Forward Bloc. 
  • Subhash Chandra Bose proclaimed the establishment of 'Provisional Govt. of Free India' from Singapore in the year 1943.
  • Cabinet Mission divided India into three groups. Those are,
    • Group A - Madras, Bombay, Central Provinces, UP, Bihar, Orissa
    • Group B - NWFP, Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan
    • Group C - Bengal and Assam
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  1. Thanks gr8 ambition....

  2. Thanks for the above post.....but please can you provide this in pdf format ??


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