Nationalism in India

Why Did Mahatma Gandhi Find in ‘Salt’ a Powerful Symbol That Could Unite the Nation? Explain.

Salt March become an effective tool of resistance against colonialism because on 31st March 1930, Mahatma Gandhi sent a letter to Viceroy Irwin. Mahatma Gandhi had stated eleven demands in this letter out of which some were of general interest and some were specific demands of different classes. The demands were wide ranging in order …

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Why Did Gandhiji Decide to Launch a Nationwide Satyagraha Against the Proposed Rowlatt Act 1919 Explain Any Three Reasons.

Gandhiji decided to launch a nationwide Satyagraha against the proposed Rowlatt Act, 1919 due to the following three reasons: 1. The Rowlatt Act was passed hurriedly by the Imperial Legislative Council despite the opposition by the Indian members. 2. The Rowlatt Act gave enormous power to the government for repressing the political activities. 3. According …

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Evaluate the Contribution of Folklore, Songs, Popular Prints Etc. In Shaping the Nationalism During Freedom Struggle.

Folklores, folk songs, prints, icons and symbols etc. helped in unifying the Indians and inspired a feeling of nationalism in them. The image of India was first visualized as Bharat Mata by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and also a hymn “Vande Mataram’ was written by him in 1870s. This hymn was later included in his novel …

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Why Did Gandhi Ji Decide to Withdraw the Non-Cooperation Movement in February 1922? Explain Any Three Reasons.

Gandhiji decided to withdraw the Non-Cooperation Movement in February 1922 due to the following three reasons: 1. The Non-Cooperation Movement was turning violent in many places. 2. To train the Satyagrahis for mass struggle, 3. Some of the Congress leaders were not willing to continue the non-cooperation because they were tired of the mass struggle, …

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Why Did Gandhi Ji Relaunch the Civil Disobedience Movement After the Second Round Table Conference? Explain Any Three Reasons.

Gandhi ji relaunched the Civil Disobedience Movement after the Second Round Table Conference due to the following reasons: 1. When Mahatma Gandhi went for the Round Table Conference in December 1931, he returned disappointed as the negotiations were broken down. 2. He discovered this new cycle of repression by the British. 3. The important Congress …

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