Flashcards in Congress reorganised, 1922–30: Deck (28)
What was the membership of Congress by 1921?
What were the three levels of Congress?
Local branches, Provincial Committees and an All Indian Congress Committee
What did the membership of the All Indian Congress Committee increase to under Gandhi?
161 to 350
How many additional provincial committees were setup?
What part of Congress was setup to formulate policy?
Congress Working Committee (CWC)
When was Gandhi's All India Spinners' Association setup?
Who were the 'young hooligans'?
Subhas Chandra Bose, Jayapraksah Nararyan and Jarwaharlal Nehru
What did the 'young hooligans' strongly oppose?
When was the Nehru report?
Who wrote the Nehru report?
Tej Bahadur Sapru and Motilal Nehru (Jarwaharlal Nehru's father)
What did the Nehru report recommend?
Dominion status, the princely states to join into a federation and lose separate electorates
When was the Simon Commission?
1928 (no Indians on the Commission)
In December 1928, Congress met under Motilal Nehru demanding dominion status. What was the demand made by both Bose and Nehru?
Britain to withdraw from India by 31 December 1929
What two groups had established themselves again by 1929 within Congress in regards to policy making?
Moderates and extremists
What was Gandhi's decision in 1929 in regards the goals of Congress for future policy?
Purna Swaraj (extremist view)
What percentage of government came as a result of the salt tax?
4% (1.5p per person)
When did Gandhi's salt march begin?
12 March 1930
How many miles was the salt march and how many people accompanied Gandhi?
240 miles and 78 supporters
When was the whole of the Congress Working Committee arrested?
What was the order of priority for the satyagraha that began after the Salt March?
Salt, boycott foreign cloth, non-payment of taxes and refusal of cooperation
How many women were in jail by November 1930 as a result of participation in the different satyagrahas?
How many people passed though Indian jails in 1930?
How many people were still in jail by the end of 1930?
When did Congress allow members to stand for elections to councils set up by the Raj?
When did the Lahore Congress decide on Purna Swaraj?
When was the designated independence day?
26 January 1930
When was Jarwaharlal Nehru imprisoned?
April 1930 (6 months)