Describe the contribution of Jawaharlal Nehru to India's freedom struggle

Describe the contribution of Jawaharlal Nehru to India’s freedom struggle

Jawaharlal Nehru greatly contributed towards the Indian freedom struggle as an active member of the Indian NAtional Congress

  • He led the Non cooperation movement in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Nehru was the President of the Lahore session of Congress in 1929. It was at this session that Nehru declared that the ‘Poorna Swaraj’ was the goal of the Indian National Congress.
  • He was arrested while participating in the Civil Disobedience Movement. With Nehru’s arrest the civil disobedience acquired a new tempo, and arrests, firing on crowds and lathi charges grew to be ordinary occurrences.
  • Nehru, along with other freedom fighters, played a major role in the development of the internationalist outlook of the Indian independence movement. He also sought foreign allies for India and forged links with movements for democracy and freedom all over the world.