Quit India Movement Day 2022 - KMAT Kerela

Quit India Movement Day 2022

Aka the August Movement or August Kranti. Review its history and significance.

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It was initiated on August 8, 1942, by Mahatma Gandhi. KnowIndia mentions August 1942 as the Quit India Movement month/year.

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Slogan for the movement: "Bharat Chodo" or "Quit India. Mahatma Gandhi's famous slogan was "Do or Die.”

The Movement's Outcome

Following the announcement of the Quit India movement, the INC was banned, and all major leaders, including Gandhi, Nehru, and Patel, were arrested, along with approximately 100,000 people.

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Significance

Despite the oppressors, people continue to fight for their rights in order to obtain complete freedom from the British. This movement improved public morale and fueled anti-British sentiment.