On 14 July 1942, the Congress Working Committee met again at Wardha and resolved that it would authorise Gandhi to take charge of the non-violent mass movement. The Resolution, generally referred to as the ‘Quit India’ resolution, was to be approved by the All India Congress Committee meeting in Bombay in August.
When and where was Quit India Movement resolution passed?
July 1942– The Quit India Movement Resolution was passed at the Wardha Conference of All India Congress Committee.
What made British to leave India?
One reason why the British were reluctant to leave India was that they feared India would erupt into civil war between Muslims and Hindus. … In 1947 the British withdrew from the area and it was partitioned into two independent countries – India (mostly Hindu) and Pakistan (mostly Muslim).
How did Quit India Movement start?
The Quit India Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August, 1942 at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). Also known as the Bharat Chhodo Andolan, this movement was a mass civil disobedience that took place in the country.
Was Quit India Movement violent?
The Quit India Movement also known as ‘August Revolution’ was launched after the failure of the Cripps Mission when it failed to solve the constitutional deadlock. The resolution was framed by Mahatma Gandhi for British withdrawal and a non-violent non-cooperation movement against any Japanese invasion.
Why did Quit India Movement became popular?
Quit India Movement became popular because it was the first major movement by Indians in an attempt to get the British out of their country. The movement was led by Mahatma Gandhi along with many other leaders of that time. When the leaders were arrested, there was total unrest in the country.