On 8 August 1942, The Quit India Movement was started during the AICC conference in Mumbai. The day marks the Bharat Chhodo Andolan or the Quit India Movement. To remember this Movement, The day is celebrated on August 8th every year in India. As noted Mahatma Gandhi served as the chairman of the All India Congress Committee and decided to commence the movement at the Bombay Session of the conference.
Mahatma Gandhi spoke the phrase “Do or Die” during the Quit India Movement. Here, you will come to know the history and importance of this movement even though the movement ended in 1944.
Quit India Movement Day 2023: History and Importance
The resolution of the Quit India Movement was approved at the Mumbai session after the Cripps Mission’s defeat. The Bharat Chhodo Andolan or Quit India Movement was the beginning of a non-violent mass movement for independence against the British Raj.
Quit India Movement Day 2023: Popular Facts
Various hartals and processions were conducted all around the country during the Quit India Movement.
The governmental structures, destroyed railroad tracks, and attacked postal and telegraph services were stormed by protesters.
Quit India Movement aimed to be non-violent, several violent incidents took place all across the nation.
By the end of 1942, there were approximately 60,000 prisoners and 100s died.