India’s Freedom Struggle from 1930 to 1947 Important Years

Freedom Struggle from 1930 to 1947

  • 1930, January 1st – Jawaharlal Nehru Hoists the tricolor of Indian Independence on the banks of the Ravi at Lahore.
  • 1930, January 26th – First Independence day observed.
  • 1930, February 14th – The working committee of the INC met at Sabarmati and passes the civil disobedience resolution.
  • 1930, March 12th – Mahatma Gandhi Launched the Civil Disobedience Movement with his epic Dandi March.
  • 1930, November 30 – First Round Table Conference started in London for consideration of Simon report.
  • 1931, Mar 5 – Gandhi signed on Irwin Pact and Civil Disobedience movement Suspended.
  • 1931, March 23 – Bhagat Singh,Sukh Dev and Rajgug executed.
  • 1931, September 7 – Second Round Table Conference.
  • 1931, December 28th – Gandhiji returned from London after the deadlock in Lind RTC.
  • 1932, January 4th – Gandhiji arrested and Imprisoned without trial.
  • 1932, August 16th – British Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald announced the infamous “Communal Award”.
  • 1932, September 20th – Gandhiji in jail,did fast against the Communal Award and stopped his fast on September 26 after the Poona Pact.
  • 1932, November 17th – The third Round Table Conference beginning in London.
  • 1933, May 9th – Gandhiji released from prison as he beginning fast for self-purification.
  • 1934 – Gandhiji withdrew from active politics.
  • 1935, August 4th – The Government of India Act,1935 Passed.
  • 1937 – Elections held in India under the Act of 1935.
  • 1939 – Subhas Candra Bose resigns as the president of the Indian National Congress.
  • 1940, March – Lahore Session of the Muslim League passes the Pakistan Resolution.
  • 1940, October 17th – Congress Launched individual Satyagraha Movement.
  • 1941, January 17th – Subhas Chandra Bose escaped from India
  • 1942, August 11 – Quit India Movement started.
  • 1942, September 1st – Subhas Chandra Bose established the Indian National Army.
  • 1943, December – Karachi session of the Muslim League adopted the slogan Divide and Quit.
  • 1946, July 6th – Jawaharlal Nehru Taken charge as Congres President.
  • 1947, February 20th – British Prime Minister Attlee declared that the British government would leave India not later than June 1948.
  • 1947, March 24 – Lord Mountbatten, the last British Viceroy, and Government-General of India, sworn in March  24, 1947, to June 21, 1948.
  • 1947, June 3rd – Mountbatten Plan for the Partition of India and the announcement on June 4th that transfer of power will take place on August 15th.
  • 1947, August 15th – India became an Independent Country.

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