On August 9, 1942, the biggest mass movement of the Indian freedom struggle was launched.
Quit India movement: History
Quit India Movement: Provisions
Quit India Movement: Gandhi’s Instructions
Quit India Movement: Immediate Cause
Immediate cause for Quit India failure of Cripps Mission was Stafford Cripps that was sent to resolve the Indian question regarding new constitution and self-government. Cripps Mission failed because it did not offer complete freedom to India. It was for ‘Dominion Status to India’ along with partition.
Personalities Associated with Quit India Movement during British India
He planned an all-out campaign to compel British withdrawal from India, after the failure of the Cripps Mission to reach a compromise. At the historic August meeting at (Tank in Bombay, Gandhi proclaimed his mantra- do or die'. He was arrested on August 9, 1942. He undertook a 21 day fast in February 1943 to protest against the Government actions against Indians involved in the movement.
He was a member of the Congress Socialist group and played a prominent role in the movement.
They were leaders associated with the underground movement and revolutionary activities in support of Quit India Movement.
He called himself a Gandhian, formed a parallel government and captured all the ten police stations in Ballia, in east UP in August 1942.
She actively supported the movement and was an important member of a small group which ran the Congress Radio. Jawaharlal Nehru initially supported the arch Moderates, who was opposed to Gandhi's plan, but later, he moved the Quit India Resolution on August 8, 1942.
She helped Achyut Patwardhan in his underground activities. She later became India's leading woman industrialist.
She was a 73-year-old peasant widow in Tamluk, was killed in violence on September 29, 1942, when the Sutahata police-station was captured. Matangini kept the national flag aloft even after being shot.
He was an illiterate villager, led a large tribal population from Koraput to protest against the Jeypore zamindari and attack police-stations. Lakshman Naik was hanged on November 16, 1942 for allegedly murdering a forest guard.
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