On 6 April 1919, they reached Dandi. It was claimed by the merchants, moneylenders and the new owners of these estates. Progressive Character of Socio-religious Reform Movements: These reform movements sought to remove social evils which divided the Indian society; this had the effect of bringing different sections together, and proved to be an important factor in the growth of Indian nationalism. As the movement spread, foreign cloth was boycotted, and liquor shops were picketed. They branded all Indians irrespective of their caste, religion or clanwith the badge of inferiority.
General Dyer reached the meeting place along with British troops. The Congress leaders thought that if they supported the workers the industrialists and traders would move away from it. The Bill raised a vehement agitation among the members of the European community and they all stood united against the Bill. Dutta and Rabindra Nath Tagore also affected the minds of the people. Rabindranath Tagore collected a number of folk songs and legends. It was a call to high patriotic duty to those who understood its significance.
Through many mass movements and their important leaders the courses became able to give an ideological fight to the Britishraj and bring freedom to India. The railway compartment reflected a united India. Influence of the Western Civilization: The establishment of British rule in India made closer relations with the Western world possible. These movements aimed to eliminate privilege from the social and religious fields, to democratize social and religious institutions of the country and to promote individual liberty and social equality. Vivekananda presented before the people the value of the vedic culture and philosophy. People were now asked not only to refuse cooperation with the British, as they had done in 1921-22, but also to break colonial laws. The social and religious reformers asked the people of India to look to their glorious past and try to bring back the same.
Economic Exploitation of India : The British economic policy in India led to impoverishment of the country. The very condition of British rule helped the growth of national sentiment among the Indian people. It is these revolutionary minds that were responsible for the growth of Indian nationalism. The memory of the Revolt of 1857: When nationalism was flaring up in the minds of Indian people, the memory of the Great Revolt of 1857 flashed back before them. Irwin promised to release the political prisoners.
Indian became a typical colony of the British, by exporting raw materials and importing British goods. The masses participated in India's independence struggle for the first time, and the membership of the Congress grew over tens of millions by the 1930s. To show this position, Gandhi and his followers walked through the seacost for making their own salt and let it evaporate. Different factors contributed to the growth of Indian Nationalism. Competition for colonies led to European tensions.
Western scholars like Max Muller, Sir William Jones, Alexander Cunningham, etc. One rule, one set of laws, administrative officials were appointed and transferred by the British Government all over India. When they heard about the Non-co operation movement, they moved to their villages. After the mutiny testifies an eye witness, the old sympathy with India changed to feeling of repugnance: the old spirit of contest with life and work in India, the old inclination to regard things in and Indian rather an English light gave place to a reluctance to stay in India longer than needs must, and a disposition to judge things by an emphatically English Standard. National Pride: The race for colonies grew out of a strong sense of national pride among other things. It was attended by 72 delegates.
Such consciousness found expression in the formation of various organisations where people could meet and discuss various problems of their motherland. From then on, Indians demanded complete independence from British rule. I say this because when shipping improvements can bring product to market from India to the U. Gandhi's equally strict adherence to democracy, religious and ethnic equality and brotherhood, as well as activist rejection of caste-based discrimination and united people across these demographic lines for the first time in India's history. It was through this language that the Indians from different parts of the country could meet and exchange ideas. It has been pointed out that the Act was a retrograde and ill-conceived measure injurious to the future progress of India.
It had eight lotuses representing eight provinces and a crescent moon representing Hindus and Muslims. Many social and religious reformers came on the field and started reminding the people about their glorious part. He put on the statute book two obnoxious measures the vernacular press Act and the Indian Arms Act. Lytton passed the Vernacular Press Act in 1878. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the first fighter who filed a petition in the Supreme Court of Calcutta along with some enlightened nationalist Indians such as Dwarkanath Tagore, Harchandra Ghose, Chandra Kumar Tagore, Prasanna Kumar Tagore etc.