How was the Civil Disobedience Movement different from the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1920? Explain.
This is a basic difference between Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement. In Non-Cooperation Movement, people were asked to refuse cooperation while in the Civil Disobedience people were asked to break colonial laws.
- The Non-Cooperation Movement was launched in 1921. But, The Civil Disobedience Movement was launched in 1930.
- The Non-Cooperation Movement was started with middle class people whereas, the Civil Disobedience Movement primarily supported by the Industrialists.
- Due to Khalifa issues, Muslims participated on large scale in Non-Cooperation Movement
while seeing the proximity of the Congress Party and Hindu Mahasabha prevented the Muslims to participate in Civil Disobedience Movement.
- Women did not participate in large number in Non-Cooperation Movement while they took active part in large scale in Civil Disobedience Movement.
- Non Cooperations Movement was with drawn by Mahatma Gandhi in 1922 due to violent incident at Chauri Chaura. While Civil Disobedience Movement was withdrawn in 1931 when Gandhi signed ‘Gandhi Irwin Pact’.