How would non-cooperation become a movement? Explain with examples.
- MAHATMA Gandhi declared that the British rule was established in India with cooperation of the Indian people. If the Indians would refuse to cooperate, the British rule would collapse within a year and Swaraj would come.
- Gandhiji proposed that the movement should unfold in stages.
- It should begin with the surrender of titles that the government awarded.
- Boycott of Civil Services, Army, Police and Legislative Councils, schools and foreign goods.
- In case the government Used repression, a full civil disobedience campaign would be
- Through the summer of 1920, Mahatma Gandhi and Shaukat Ali toured extensively, mobilising popular support, for the movement.
- At the Congress session at Nagpur in December 1920, the Non-Cooperation programme was adopted.