The indian independence movement encompasses the efforts to free india from british rule from the nineteenth century until the granting of independence in 1947. Presented by: joie chow jennifer li mark mayhew kyle morrissey mariya setko danielle sunley the indian independence movement overview the indian independence act of. The indian independence act 1947 (1947 c 30 (10 & 11 geo 6)) is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom that partitioned british india into the two new. This essay on indian independence movement contains indian independence history and freedom struggle of india. Indian independence and struggle for freedom, the impact and aftermath of partiton of india and current scenario of india. Along with the pressure exerted by mahatma gandhi, nehru and jinnah, and public outrage at events like the amritsar massacre, independence for india and pakistan came. In 1885 a group of educated indians organized the first indian national congress at bombay in 1920 mahatma gandhi, as a leading member of the congress, began his.
Indian independence and the question of partition examines the history leading up to the british withdrawal from the indian subcontinent in 1947 and the legacies of. Indian independence movement, a timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software. Indian independence - watch this video know the story on how india received independence from the british on august 15th 1947 after years of torment. The national flag of india hoisted on the red fort in delhi hoisted flag is a common sight on public and private buildings on independence day.
A very rare, color mini-documentary covering the events of 1947 leading to indian independence. The indian independence league (also known as iil) was a political organisation operated from the 1920s to the 1940s to organise those living outside india into.
Utpal dutt, the actor who played comedian in one of most memorable role in hindi cinema in golmaal, was arrested on december 27, 1965 by the government of west bengal. Other languages farsi description history of the indian independence struggle during the years of 1930-31, with.
There are many facts that people might not know about the indian independence movement but i will try and right down those that i know and continue editing as i find. The indian independence movement consisted of efforts by india to obtain political independence from from the british rule the initial indian rebellion of 1857 was.
The british made india the “jewel in the crown” of their empire, until successive campaigns finally led to indian independence in 1947. On march 12, 1930, indian independence leader mohandas gandhi begins a defiant march to the sea in protest of the british monopoly on salt, his boldest act of civil. In 1858, british crown rule was established in india, ending a century of control by the east india company the life and death struggle that preceded this. The hindustan gadar party started off as a san francisco-based anti-colonial political organization, which advocated the complete independence of india.
Indian freedom struggle (1857-1947) in ancient times, people from all over the world were keen to come to india the aryans came from central europe and settled down. Us recognition of indian independence, 1947 the united states recognized the union of india as an independent state on august 15, 1947, when president harry s. Strong ties between britain and india influenced the postal service our assistant curator shows us key stamp designs. The indian independence movement began in 1857, and lasted until 1947 before the beginning of the movement, india had never known political freedom. In 1900, india was part of the british empire but by the end of 1947, india had achieved independence for most of the nineteenth century, india was ruled by the. Whatever be the case, 69 years on, india and pakistan celebrate their hard fought independence with patriotic fervour. Yes definitely among the top 3 reasons why india got its independence in my opinion a little bit of background starting from the age of exploration, many european.