Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born at Porbandar in Gujarat on 2 October 1869. He studied law in England. He returned to India in 1891. In April 1893 he went to South Africa and involved himself in the struggle against apartheid……….
The promise of Dominion Status to India, Protection of minorities, setting up of a Constituent Assembly in which there would be representatives from the Princely States along with those of the British…………..
Lord Linlithgow expanded his Executive Council by including five more Indians into it in July 1941.However, in the midst of worsening wartime international situation, the British Government in its continued effort to secure Indian cooperation sent Sir Stafford Cripps to India on 23 March 1942………..
Gandhi was not satisfied with the August offer and decided to launch Individual Satyagraha. Individual Satyagraha was limited, symbolic and non-violent in nature and it was left to Mahatma Gandhi to choose the Satyagrahis.
In the meanwhile, the Secretary of State, Lord Birkenhead, challenged the Indians to produce a Constitution that would be acceptable to all. the challenge was accepted by the Congress, which convened an all party meeting on 28 February 1928
According to this award, the depressed classes were considered as a separate community and as such provisions were made for separate electorates for them. Everywhere it was greeted with black flags and the cries of ‘Simon go back………….