Events Leading to Quit India Movement

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EVENTS LEADING TO QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT

1. Government of India act of 1935 was passed by the British Government.

2. Elections of 1937

3. Resignation of the congress ministries- which led to Deliverance Day-Dec 22 1939

4. Jinnah’s Two Nation Theory- January 1940

5. August offer – Lord Linglithgow- August 1940.

6. Failure of Cripps Mission- 1942

7. Japans threat of attacking India.

QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT.

This movement was organized under the leadership of Gandhiji. Before they started the movement the government arrested the leaders. The people attacked the symbols of British authority – the police stations, post offices railway stations etc.

IMPACT OF THE QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT

1. It demonstrated the depth of the national feelings.

2. People acquired great capacity for struggle and sacrifice.

3. It made the British realize that their days were numbered.

SUBASH CHANDRA BOSE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS

Bose entered active politics at the age of twenty four. He was a man of action. He believed in agitation and resorted to revolutionary methods for the attainment of Swaraj. Bose was attracted by the

Non-Cooperation Movement launched by Gandhiji and became an active worker of the freedom movement. He criticized Gandhiji when he withdrew the non-cooperation movement. Bose also participated in the civil disobedience movement.

DIFFERENCES WITH GANDHIJI.

1. S.C.Bose favoured the policy of large scale industrialization. But Gandhiji favoured the idea of small scale industries.

2. Bose favoured using tact and diplomacy while dealing with the British. Gandhiji favoured openness with the British.

3. Gandhiji wanted to adopt a comprising attitude towards the British. But Bose wanted to take advantage of the difficulties faced by the British.

4. Gandhiji stood for non-violence but Bose stood for attack on the British.

RIFT IN THE COONGRESS

Bose stood for the elections in

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