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  • PM Modi remembers freedom fighters who participated in ‘Quit India Movement’

    PM Modi remembers freedom fighters who participated in ‘Quit India Movement’

    Launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, 1942, the Quit India Movement, also known as the "Bharat Chhodo Andolan", was a mass civil disobedience movement that took place in the country.

    August 9, 2022
  • Thin-skinned India

    Thin-skinned India

    It begs the question as to whether it was really necessary to serve a Quit India notice, so to speak, to a student from Poland (Jadavpur University) and another from Bangladesh (Visva-Bharati).

    March 10, 2020
  • Towards the Republic

    Towards the Republic

    In the summer of 1940, the Viceroy offered self-governing dominion status for India within a year after the end of the Second World War. Gandhiji rejected it as too little too late and wanted an unequivocal declaration of India's independence after the War. This was followed by his Quit India movement which culminated the process that began in 1929. But in all these years, the hope of independence was kept alive by celebrating 26 January as Independence Day. It was only appropriate that the Indian Constitution was promulgated on 26 January 1950, as independence without the spirit of Republicanism along with solidarity, dignity and equality would have been incomplete.

    January 26, 2020
  • Modi hails Mahatma, says 2017-22 decisive for ‘New India’

    Modi hails Mahatma, says 2017-22 decisive for ‘New India’

    Hailing Mahatma Gandhi on the 75th year of the "Quit India" movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the next five years can be decisive for people to build a "New India" devoid of dirt, poverty and corruption. "The month of August has seen historic movements in India," Modi said in his Mann Ki …

    July 30, 2017