Nationalism in India

‘The Civil Disobedience Movement Was Different From the Non-Cooperation Movement.’ Support the Statement With Examples.

The Civil Disobedience Movement was different from the Non-Cooperation Movement in the following ways: 1. The Civil Disobedience Movement dealt with the breaking of the colonial laws whereas the NonCooperation Movement did not follow the rules of the colonial government. 2. In the Civil Disobedience Movement, people broke the salt law and forest law whereas …

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How Did the ‘Salt March’ Become the Base to Begin the ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’ ? Explain.

The ‘Salt March’ become the base to begin the ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’ because on 31st March 1930, Mahatma Gandhi sent a letter to Viceroy Irwin stating eleven demands out of which some were of general interest and some of were specific demands of different classes. The demands were wide ranging in order to bring together …

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The Plantation Workers in Assam Had Their Own Understanding of Mahatma Gandhi and the Notion of Swaraj.’ Support the Statement With Arguments.

According to the Inland Emigration Act 1859, the plantation workers in Assam were not allowed to leave the tea garden. Therefore, they also joined the Swaraj movement. For the plantation workers in Assam, the notion of Swaraj was to get the right of free movement in and out of the confined space, retaining a link …

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Why Did Different Social Groups Join the Civil Disobedience Movement? Explain.

The following were the different social groups who participated in the Civil Disobedience Movement with different objectives: 1. These rich peasants due to the trade depression, falling prices and disappeared cash income were not able to pay the revenue and also the government refused to reduce the revenue. Their notion for Swaraj struggle was basically …

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Simon Commission Was Greeted With Slogan ‘Go Back Simon’ on Arrival in India. Support This Reaction of Indians With Arguments.

Against the situation of countryside turmoil, the Tory government in Britain set up a commission named Simon Commission after the name of Sir John Simon to look into the constitutional system in India and suggest the changes needed. There were no Indian members in this commission. In the year 1928, Simon Commission arrived in India …

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‘The Congress Was Reluctant to Include the Demands of the Industrial Workers in Its Programme of Struggle.’ Analyse the Reasons.

Some of the industrial workers who participated in the Civil Disobedience Movement were the Nagpur industrial workers who selectively adopted some of the Gandhian ideas such as boycott of the foreign goods. They participated in the movement as part of their own movement against the low wages and the poor working conditions in the industries. …

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Describe the Spread of Non-Cooperation Movement in the Countryside.

Due to the worldwide economic depression the agricultural prices began to fall, demands for agricultural goods fell and the export declined. This resulted in a countryside turmoil. Now it was difficult for the peasants to sell their harvest and pay the high revenue. Against this situation of countryside turmoil the Tory government in Britain set …

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