Important Points about Bharat Chhodo Andolan

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When Quit India Movement was Launched?

On August 8, 1942, Mahatma Gandhi launched Bharat Chhodo Andolan at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in Bombay.

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Why Quit India Movement was Launched?

Demanding an end to British rule in India, the protest was started. Since the movement took place in August, it is sometimes referred to as the August Movement or August Kranti.

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At which Place the Movement started?

Gandhi gave his address on August 8 and 9, 1942, starting the Quit India Movement at Mumbai's Gowalia Tank Maidan, popularly known as August Kranti Maidan.

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Importance of Quit India Movement

Gandhiji urged the nation to "Do or Die" in his speech at Mumbai's Gowalia Tank. The majority of the INC was detained without charge or trial within hours of the speech.

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Several Leaders Arrested

A number of national figures, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Abdul Kalam Azad, Mahatma Gandhi, and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, were detained.

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First Half of the Protest

The movement's nonviolent first phase included processions and demonstrations. The nonviolent demonstration persisted until Mahatma Gandhi was released.

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Second Half of Protest

The movement's second phase saw raids and arson attacks against post offices, government structures, and train stations. Lord Linlithgow implemented a violent policy.

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Final Phase of Protest

The final phase of the movement was marked on September 1942. Finally, India got independence in 1947.

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