Quit India Movement

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In August 1942, Mahatma Gandhi launched the ‘Quit India Movement’ and also decided to start a mass civil disobedience movement ‘Do or Die’ call to require the British to leave India. The movement was followed, however, by massive violence directed at train terminals, telegraph offices, government buildings, and various other symbols and also establishments of the colonial guideline. There prevailed acts of sabotage, and the government held Gandhi responsible for these acts of physical violence, suggesting that they were a purposeful act of Congress plan. Nevertheless, all the famous leaders got jailed, Congress was banned, as well as the police and military were brought out to reduce the movement. At the same time, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who stealthily ran away from the British apprehension in Calcutta, got to foreign lands and arranged the Indian National Army (INA) to topple the British from India.

The Second World War burst out in September of 1939, as well as without seeking advice from the Indian leaders, India was proclaimed a warring state (on behalf of the British) by the Governor-General. Subhash Chandra Bose, with the aid of Japan, started combating the British pressures and freed not only Andaman and Nicobar Islands from the Britishers but additionally entered the north-eastern boundary of India. However in 1945, Japan was defeated, as well as Netaji proceded to Japan through a plane to a location of safety but met with an accident, as well as it was handed out that he passed away in that air-crash itself. “Give me blood, and I shall provide you liberty” – was one of the most popular declarations made by him, where he prompts the people of India to join him in his freedom movement.


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