]]>
LearnNext
Get a free home demo of LearnNext

Available for CBSE, ICSE and State Board syllabus.
Call our LearnNext Expert on 1800 419 1234 (tollfree)
OR submit details below for a call back

clear

People's Initiatives in Nationalism

9,942 Views
Have a doubt? Clear it now.
live_help Have a doubt, Ask our Expert Ask Now

People's Initiatives in Nationalism - Lesson Summary

Mahatma Gandhi followed non-violence in all his actions and practices and his ideals were adopted by many during the protests and satyagrahas across India during the freedom struggle.

In Kheda district of Gujarat, poor farmers and peasants protested, through non-violent demonstrations, against the high taxes imposed by the British.

In the interiors of Tamil Nadu and in coastal Andhra Pradesh, protests were held outside liquor shops preventing people from entering it. Such protests are referred to as picketing.

While in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, forest satyagrahas were held against the unjust forest laws of the British. In Sind and Bengal, the Khilafat Non-Cooperation Movement found the support of many peasants and traders.

In Punjab, the Sikhs started a movement to remove corrupt priests in gurudwaras supported by the British, whereas in Assam, tea plantation workers boycotted the plantations and declared that it was the wish of Gandhiji to do so.

The peasants of Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh stopped the practice of unlawfully removing tenants from the land they rented, and credited Gandhiji for their own efforts. Gandhiji was considered a messiah, who would help Indians sort all their problems. 

Comments(0)

Feel the LearnNext Experience on App

Download app, watch sample animated video lessons and get a free trial.

Desktop Download Now
Tablet
Mobile
Try LearnNext at home

Get a free home demo. Book an appointment now!

GET DEMO AT HOME