Why did the different social groups join the Civil Disobedience Movement? Explain

  • Rich Peasantry Group—the patidar and jats demanded reduction in revenue and participated in the boycott program.
  • Poor Peasantry Group—they wanted unpaid rent to be remitted, joined radical movement led by the socialist and communist.
  • Business Class Group—prominent industrialist like Purushottam Das, G.D. Birla formed FICCI wanted protection against imports of foreign goods and rupee sterling exchange ratio and refused to sell imported goods.
  • Working Class Group—Nagpur Workers adopted boycott of foreign goods, against low wages and poor working conditions.
  • Women—participate in the protest marches, manufacturing of salt and boycotted foreign goods.