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Facts on Indian Freedom Movement

Facts on Indian Freedom Movement - an Introduction

The freedom movement of India has been one of the most vibrating ones in the history of all freedom movements. The historic struggle that took several lives made the country independent from the rules of the British in 1947. But the road to independence had been some of the toughest ones. Knowing a few facts on Indian freedom movement will give you an idea about those days of struggle of the freedom fighters. After the British rule of 190 years, finally the freedom came in exchange of a number of national and regional campaigns, agitations, and a huge number of lives.

Remarkable Events in Freedom Movement of India

In the history of 190 years of British rule, there are a number of events in the Indian freedom movement that have special importance. The freedom movement saw a number of agitations, movements, it saw the rise of some of the greatest inspirational leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the formation of Indian National Congress and the sacrifice of thousands of lives for the nation and many more. Some of the remarkable events of the Indian freedom movement can be described as:

  • 1857 Revolt
  • Partition of India
  • Quit India Movement
  • Non-Cooperation Movement
  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • Cabinet Mission
  • Indian National Army
  • Indian National Congress
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
  • Dandi March [KW Salt Satyagraha]

The facts on Indian freedom movement can be lined up in the following manners:

  • Regional movement prior to 1857 that include Abbakka Rani in Karnataka, Sannyasi Rebellion in Bengal, the Cinspiracy of the Pintos in Goa, the revolt of Titumir in Bengal etc. and many more.
  • Then comes the great 1857 revolt.
  • Post 1857 revolt saw rise of a number of organized movements.
  • The rise of Indian nationalism was also seen.
  • Then came the Partition of Bengal in 1905 by Lord Curzon.
  • In between, the whole world including India saw World War I.
  • Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, came back from South Africa and joined the Indian freedom movement. Started leading the nation.
  • The non-cooperation movements started.
  • Then came the movement for Purna Swaraj.
  • Gandhi lead the nation to Salt March and Civil Disobedience in 1930.
  • Quit India movement and formation of INA. The Azad Hind movement led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in 1942 shook the British rulers.
  • Finally independence came on 15th August, 1947.

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  • 1857 Revolt
  • Partition of India
  • Quit India Movement
  • Non-Cooperation Movement
  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • Cabinet Mission
  • Indian National Army
  • Indian National Congress
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
  • Dandi March [KW Salt Satyagraha]