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India Independence Timeline

  • Salt March

    Salt March
    The Salt Satyagraha was a campaign of nonviolent protest against the British salt tax in colonial India which began with the Salt March to Dandi on March 12, 1930. It ended on April 6, 1930.
  • Amritsar Massacre

    Amritsar Massacre
    Named after the Jallianwala Bagh in the northern Indian city of Amritsar where, on April 13, 1919, 90 British Indian Army soldiers under the command of Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer opened fire on an unarmed gathering of men, women and children
  • Quit India Movement

    Quit India Movement
    The Quit India Movement was a civil disobedient movement by India in 1942 in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for immediate independence. Gandhi hoped to bring the British government to the negotiating table.
  • Formation of Pakistan

    Formation of Pakistan
    The partition of British India that led to the creation, on August 14, 1947 and August 15, 1947, respectively, of the sovereign states of the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India.
  • Indian Independence

    Indian Independence
    Indian independence movement incorporates various national and regional campaigns, agitations and efforts of both nonviolent and militant philosophy. The term encompasses a wide spectrum of political organizations, philosophies, and movements which had the common aim of ending the British British Colonial Authority as well as other colonial administrations in South Asia.
  • Gandi Assassination

    Gandi Assassination
    Gandhi was assassinated on January 30, 1948, at point blank range by Nathuram Godse, Since 1934, there have been 5 unsuccessful assassination attempts toward Gandhi.