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Contribution of Haryana in Non-Cooperation Movement

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.8, No. 1)

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Page : 81-82

Keywords : British Rule; Non-Cooperation Movement; Raoult Act; Chora-Chori; Boycott;

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In the presented research paper, the participation of the people of Haryana in the non-cooperation movement has been highlighted. The year 1920 holds a very important place in Indian history. Because on this day the public was hoping that the First World War would end and the British Government will definitely do some good work for them but Raoult Act, Jallianwala Bagh. Reports like the massacre, and martial law in Punjab dashed all the hopes of the public. Gandhiji returned all his titles to the British, and he decided to launch a movement against the British. When the non-cooperation movement started in 1920, how could Haryana escape its influence? On the appeal of Gandhiji, many leaders returned the titles given by the government. Lawyers stopped going to government courts. Students from colleges and school boycotted the institutions. Holi of foreign goods burned by in various districts of Haryana State like Rohtak, Gurgaon, Ambala, Hisar. Shriram Sharma, Muralidhar, Lala Lajpat Rai etc. leaders strongly opposed the government. In this way, within no time, the movement spread throughout Haryana reached its zenith but at the same time when on 5 February 1922 a place called Chora-Chori , when the violence broke out, Gandhiji was deeply shocked and he suspended the movement . Thus on 5 February 1922 in India as well as in Haryana region Non-cooperation movement ended

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