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Leader of the Congress

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s increased importance in Congress after he played an important role during the events of 1919. He was considered a revered Indian and a new force in the country’s ... More


Swaraj Within a Year

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter takes a look at Gandhi’s claim that Swaraj could be achieved within a year, provided that his programme gained sufficient responses. It first examines the main argument that was made ... More


Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

B. R. Nanda

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Hindu–Muslim conflict was a major problem during the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries. This book shows how Mahatma Gandhi resolved the conflict and even united the Hindus and the ... More


Riding the Khilafat Tiger

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s contribution to the Khilafat agitation. It looks at his interest in the agitation and the influence of his non-cooperation movement. It shows that while the Indian ... More


The Challenge of the Non-cooperation Movement (1920–22)

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Mahatma Gandhi’s programme of non-cooperation, in which he challenged the sterile form of nationalist struggle that had been followed by the Indian National Congress for so ... More


Towards Confrontation

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the events that pointed towards an inevitable confrontation between Gandhi and the Viceroy. It first notes Gandhi observation that public opinion was quickly turning in favour ... More


In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

B. R. Nanda

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Despite being an important figure and a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi, Jamnalal Bajaj has not been included in modern depictions of the struggle for a free India. This book sheds more light on the ... More


High Tide

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the successes of Gandhi’s mass movement, which was aimed at ending the British rule in India. This movement was an open, non-violent rebellion, and was called the ... More


Gandhi’s evolving strategy to abolish the caste system: Part I

Nishikant Kolge

in Gandhi Against Caste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter expounds the course of Gandhi’s evolving strategy against the caste system within its historical context. It presents a chronological account of Gandhi’s writings and life starting from ... More


Low Tide

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses some of the low points Gandhi and his followers experienced during the non-cooperation movement and the civil disobedience campaign. It looks at the Chauri Chaura tragedy, ... More


National Politics

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad spent one year at the Alipur Central Jail, during which Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi gathered material for his book Azad ki Kahani khud unki Zubani (Azadis story as told by him) from his ... More


Jallianwala Bagh and Its Aftermath

Ruchi Ram Sahni

in A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab: Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199474004
eISBN:
9780199089864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474004.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter is an account of Ruchi Ram Sahni’s role behind the scenes in the Congress Enquiry Committee Report on the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre of 1919, and a first-person account of the breakdown ... More


The End of a Dream

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at the events that led to the collapse of the Khilafat movement. The first event was the cessation of mass civil disobedience by Gandhi, and the second was the stopping of the ... More


The Gender Question and the New Bhadra Mahila

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores some ambivalences in the Bengali bhadralok discourse of gender. The notion of ‘chastity’ was held up in early-twentieth-century Bengali writings, and this has been correctly ... More


Gandhi Against Caste

Nishikant Kolge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In 1909, while still in South Africa, Gandhi publicly decried the caste system for its inequalities. Shortly after his return to India though, he spoke of the generally beneficial aspects of caste. ... More


Conclusion

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book has explored the nature of India’s struggle for independence by focusing on Madan Mohan Malaviya’s role in the freedom movement. It has addressed questions such as whether Malaviya’s career ... More


The Hindu Mahasabha

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Madan Mohan Malaviya’s relationship with the Hindu Mahasabha. It begins with an overview of activities of the Hindu Sabhas’ activities and goes on to discuss Malaviya’s ... More


Fatwa Against the British: Quol-e-Faisal

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad delivered fiery speeches in various meetings in which he openly challenged the British government. When he was arrested along with C. R. Das in Calcutta, the national movement became ... More


Facing the Family

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0020
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the effects Jamnalal’s public responsibilities had on his family. It studies his transformation into a man who placed his family second, which began even before he joined the ... More


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