How did the Muslims respond to the Civil Disobedience Movement?

  • Muslim response was lukewarm to the Civil Disobedience Movement.
  • After the Non-cooperation-Khilafat Movement declined, relations between the Hindus and Muslims worsened as each community organised religious processions, provoking Hindu- Muslim communal clashes and riots.
  • The important differences were over the question of representation in the future assemblies that were to be elected.
  • When the Civil Disobedience Movement started, there was an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust between communities.