On 8 August 1942 at the All-India Congress Committee session in Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi launched the ‘Quit India’ movement. The next day, Gandhi, Nehru and many other leaders of the Indian National Congress were arrested by the British Government.
What led Gandhiji launch Quit India Movement?
The main reason behind the Quit India Movement was Gandhiji’s dislike of the return of Cripps pertaining to the British Government’s Draft Declaration. Also, after the failure of the Satyagraha that was more individual-oriented, Gandhiji gave a call for ‘Do-or-die’. Also, the Congress leaders were demoralized.
Who is the greatest freedom fighters of India?
25 Popular Freedom Fighters of India
- SardarVallabhbhai Patel.
- Jawaharlal Nehru.
- Mahatma Gandhi.
- Tantia Tope.
- Nana Sahib.
- Lal Bahadur Shastri.
- Subhash Chandra Bose.
What was the Quit India Movement 4?
August 1942, Quit India Resolution passed by Congress calling for immediate withdrawal of British. Gandhi and Nehru arrested, Congress banned, rioting and loss of British control in some areas but power restored with force. Muslim League didn’t approve of Quit India campaign and saw it as anti- Muslim.
Why did Quit India movement become popular?
Ans :- Quit India Movement became popular because it was the first major movement by Indians in an attempt to get the British out of their country. The movement was led by Mahatma Gandhi along with many other leaders of that time. When the leaders were arrested, there was total unrest in the country.