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Non-Cooperation Movement

Posted on : 11 Jan 2020

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  • The Non-Cooperation Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 1, 1920, was the first mass movement organized nationwide during India’s struggle for freedom.
  • In July 1921, the All-India Khilafat Committee passed a resolution declaring that no Muslim should serve in the British Indian army.
  • The Khilafat meetings in Malabar incited communal feelings among the Moplahs and it became a movement directed against the British as well as the Hindu landlords of Malabar. From August 1921 till about the end of the year, the rebels had under their control large parts of Malabar.
  • The British government arrested Mahatma Gandhi on 10 March 1922 and charged him with spreading disaffection against the Government.
  • In November 1921 huge demonstrations greeted the Prince of Wales, heir to the British throne, during his tour of India. He had been asked by the Government to come to India to encourage lo}alty among the people and the princes. In Bombay, the Government tried to suppress the demonstration, killing 53 persons and wounding about 400 more.

Article Related Questions

  1. Which of the following events related to the Non-Cooperation Movement happened earliest?

  2. 1.All-India Khilafat committee resolution barring Muslim to serve in the British army.

    2.Demonstration against Prince Wales at Bombay.

    3.Sedition charge against Mahatama Gandhi.

    4.Moplah uprising in Malabar.

    Right Ans : All-India Khilafat committee resolution barring Muslim to serve in the British army.

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