What was the Khilafat Non-Cooperation movement?
The combined Khilafat Non-Cooperation movement was the first all-India agitation against British rule. It saw an unprecedented degree of Hindu-Muslim cooperation and it established Gandhi and his technique of non-violent protest (satyagraha) at the center of the Indian nationalist movement.
When did non-cooperation Khilafat movement start?
1st August 1920
On 10th March 1920 the Khilafat Conference met at Calcutta and decided upon Non-cooperation as the best weapon to further the object of their agitation…the Non-cooperation commenced on 1st August 1920.
Who was the non-cooperation Khilafat movement begin in India?
Mahatma Gandhi was elected as President of the All – India Khilafat Committee in November 1919. He advised the Khilafat committee to adopt a policy of Non- Cooperation with the Government from August 1920 which is marked as start of Non-cooperation movement.
When was the non-cooperation Khilafat movement withdrawn in India?
12 feb 1922
End of non-cooperation The Non-cooperation movement was withdrawn after the Chauri Chaura incident. Although he had stopped the national revolt single-handedly, on 12 feb 1922, Mahatma Gandhi was arrested. On 18 March 1922, he was imprisoned for six years for publishing seditious materials.
Who was the leader of non-cooperation in Khilafat Movement?
On June 9 1920, the Khilafat Committee at Allahabad unanimously accepted the suggestion of non-cooperation and asked Gandhiji to lead the movement. Gandhiji looked upon the Khilafat agitation as “an opportunity of uniting Hindus and Mohammedans as would not arise in a hundred years”
Which is the first non-cooperation movement in India?
Non-Cooperation & Khilafat Movement in India The Non – Cooperation Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 1, 1920 was the first mass movement organized nationwide during India’s struggle for freedom.
Where was the All India Khilafat Conference held?
The All-India Khilafat Conference held at Delhi in November 1919 decided to withdraw all cooperation from the government if their demands were not met. On June 9 1920, the Khilafat Committee at Allahabad unanimously accepted the suggestion of non-cooperation and asked Gandhiji to lead the movement.
Why was the Khilafat Movement anathema to the British?
To some of the Muslims of India, the prospect of being conscripted by the British to fight against fellow Muslims in Turkey was anathema. To its founders and followers, the Khilafat was not a religious movement but rather a show of solidarity with their fellow Muslims in Turkey.