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Quit India Movement


Explained: How the Quit India movement gave a new direction to India’s freedom struggle

August 11, 2020 11:48 am

Mahatma Gandhi and the Congress leadership had been arrested immediately after the Quit India movement was launched. It was the masses who took matters in their own hands.

Explained: Quit India — A short history of a 'Do or Die' national struggle

August 09, 2019 7:12 pm

The Quit India Movement started on August 9, 1942, and set in motion a chain of events over the following five years, which finally ended with the British leaving India.

Explained: This day 77 years ago, Quit India in Mumbai

August 10, 2019 7:52 am

After the movement was launched in Mumbai, residents belonging to diverse communities and political affiliations joined in, resisting harsh measures undertaken by the colonial government to muzzle dissent.

August Kranti Marg named after the ground where Mahatma Gandhi gave Quit India speech in 1942

October 04, 2018 2:42 am

The ground — originally called the Gowalia Tank Maidan, later split into five parts — is well known as the place where Mahatma Gandhi gave the Quit India Speech in August 1942.

Exhibition on 'Quit India Movement' from Thursday in Jaipur

March 21, 2018 5:18 pm

The exhibition will have four sections based on the prelude to the Quit India movement, the actual movement, the impact of the movement, and the Azad Hind Fauj.

Such a Long Journey

August 14, 2017 12:07 am

An exhibition chronicles the key events leading to India’s independence, and Mahatma Gandhi’s pluralistic ideology.

Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha: In 1942, clarion call was 'karenge ya marenge', today it is 'karenge aur kar ke rahenge'

August 09, 2017 1:04 pm

PM Narendra Modi said that poverty, malnutrition and illiteracy among large sections of people remain challenges that the country faces today. He urged leaders across the political spectrum to work together so that a positive change can be brought in this regard.

In a veiled dig at BJP-RSS, Sonia Gandhi cautions against 'forces of darkness' in Lok Sabha speech

August 09, 2017 5:34 pm

Addressing the Lok Sabha on the occasion of Quit India anniversary, the Congress president said, "A lot of atrocities were committed on the protesters, but no one stepped back.

How Quit India Movement told the British that their reign was on weak footing

August 09, 2017 3:10 pm

The Quit India resolution taken by Gandhi in Bombay at the Gowalia Tank Maidan was by the strongest and vociferous appeal made by the Congress, asking the British to leave India once and for all.

How (not) to commemorate the Quit India movement

August 09, 2017 7:38 am

No one remembers the golden jubilee celebrations of the Quit India Movement in 1992. The India Gate is still known as India Gate; no one calls it August Kranti Park. There is no statute of Gandhi. And even the one rupee coin that was issued by the then government in honor of the freedom fighters of 1942 is not in use