1905 - 1940 Events
The Struggle for Independence

1905 - 1919 Events

1905 - 1919 Events Lord Minto
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When Lord Minto was appointed as the Viceroy on India in 1905, new reforms were indicated in which the elected principle would be extended. The anti-partition agitation had convinced the…

1905 - 1919 Events Lord Minto
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In 1906, Lord Morley, the Secretary of State for Indian Affairs, announced in the British parliament that his government wanted to introduce new reforms for India, in which the locals…

1905 - 1919 Events Principal architects
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When All India Muslim League came into existence, it was a moderate organization with its basic aim to establish friendly relations with the Crown. However, due to the decision of…

1905 - 1919 Events Ottoman Empire
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The Lucknow pact showed that it was possible for middle-class, English-educated Muslims and Hindus to arrive at an amicable settlement on Hindu-Muslim constitutional and political problems. This unity reached its…

1905 - 1919 Events Partition of Bengal
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Finding the Bengal Presidency too large for one governor to administer, in 1905 the English decided to redraw its boundaries and divided it into two parts. The provinces of Bengal…

1905 - 1919 Events First World War
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The First World War lasted over four years from 1914 to the end of 1918. Germany and its allies Turkey, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, were called the ‘Central Powers’ while the…

1905 - 1919 Events Kanpur Mosque Incident
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In 1913 the heavy toll of life taken by indiscriminate firing on a Muslim mob protesting against the demolition of a portion of the Kanpur Mosque stirred and prompted the…

1920 - 1932 Events

1920 - 1932 Events Edwin Montague
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The Government of India Act of 1919 was essentially transitional in character. Under Section 84 of the said Act, a statutory commission was to be appointed at the end of…

1920 - 1932 Events Participants
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Considering separate electorates to be the main hindrance in improving Hindu-Muslim relations, Quaid-i-Azam proposed that if the Hindus agreed to provide certain safeguards, the Muslims would give up this demand.…

1920 - 1932 Events Nehru
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The Government of India Act 1919 was essentially transitional in character. Under Section 84 of the said Act, a statutory Commission was to be appointed at the end of ten…

1920 - 1932 Events Allahabad Address
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Several Muslim leaders and thinkers having insight into the Muslim-Hindu situation proposed the separation of Muslim India. However, Allama Muhammad Iqbal gave the most lucid explanation of the inner feelings…

1920 - 1932 Events Round Table Conference
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The Indian political community received the Simon Commission Report issued in June 1930 with great resentment. Different political parties gave vent to their feelings in different ways. The Congress started…

1920 - 1932 Events Muslim League Committee
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When the Indian leadership failed to come up with a constitutional solution of the communal issue, the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald announced his own formula for solving the problem.…

1920 - 1932 Events Hijrat Movement
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The Hijrat Movement was a by-product of the Khilafat Movement. In the summer of 1920 suggestions were made by the local bodies representing the Central Khilafat organization that the Muslims…

1920 - 1932 Events Khudai Khitmatgar Movemen
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Khudai Khidmatgar Movement was organized by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan popularly known as Bacha khan, on a non-violence approach to the socio-political problems of the people of N.W.F.P. The province…

1920 - 1932 Events Unionist party
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Mian Fazl-i-Hussain and Chhotu Ram laid the foundation of the Punjab National Unionist Party in 1923. It was originated by a group of rural members of the Punjab Legislative Council.…

1920 - 1932 Events Khaksar Movement
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The Khaksar Movement was a paramilitary organization, which was introduced by Allama Inayatullah Mashriqi in a chaotic situation of the political atmosphere of India. After serving for about 17 years…

1935 - 1940 Events

1935 - 1940 Events 1937 elections
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After the failure of the Third Round Table Conference, the British government gave the Joint Select Committee the task of formulating the new Act for India. The Committee comprised of…

1935 - 1940 Events Rule of Congress Ministries
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The Government of India Act of 1935 was practically implemented in 1937. The provincial elections were held in the winter of 1936-37. There were two major political parties in the…