Quit India Movement

Quit India Movement

Quit India Movement Introduction: After the failure of the Cripps mission, a resolution was framed under Mahatma Gandhi for the withdrawal of British rule through a non–violent non-cooperation movement. On 14 July 1942, the Congress Working Committee met at Wardha and resolved the idea of struggle. On August 8, 1942, Read more…

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August Offer (1940)

August Offer (1940)

August Offer (1940) The August offer was announced by Viceroy Linlithgow on 8 August 1940 from Shimla,  in the hope of cooperation of Indians in Britain’s efforts in World war II. But the proposal was rejected by both Congress and the Muslim league. Background: The fall of Belgium, Holland, and Read more…

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white mutiny

White Mutiny (1859-1861)

White Mutiny (1859-1861) The white Mutiny (1859- 1861) was the largest revolt, the British army faced ever. It was a revolt of European troops of East India Company against their transfer to the service of the Queen of England. Reason for White mutiny: In the wake of the transfer of Read more…

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Dual Government in Bengal (1765-72)

Dual Government in Bengal (1765-72)

Dual Government in Bengal (1765-72) Robert Clive was made Governor of Bengal after the Battle of Buxar, and the Company became master of Bengal after the battle. Robert Clive introduced the dual system of government i.e. the rule of two in Bengal- one is the Company and another is the Read more…

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