India Indepedence Timeline

  • Amristar massacre

    Amristar massacre
    The killing of 379 Indians (and wounding of 1200) in amristar
  • salt march

    salt march
    Gandhi and his followers set off on a 200-mile journey from Ashram Ahmedabad to the Arabian Ocean where Gandhi wanted to pick up a few grains of salt. This action formed the symbolic focal point of a campaign of civil disobedience in which the state monopoly on salt was the first target.
  • Indian Indepdendence

    Indian Indepdendence
    India's Independence Day is celebrated on 15th of august to commerate its independence frombritish rule and its birth as a sovereign nation on that day in 1947. This day is a national holiday in india. All over the country, flag-hosting ceremones are conducted by the local administration in attendance
  • Quit India Movement

    Quit India Movement
    The Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolan or the August Movement) was a civil disobedience movement launched in India in August 1942 in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for immediate independence. Gandhi hoped to bring the British government to the negotiating table. Almost the entire Congress leadership, and not merely at the national level, was put into confinement less than twenty-four hours after Gandhi's speech, and the greater number of the Congress leaders were to spend the rest
  • Formation of pakistan

    Formation of pakistan
    The Indian military had no role in the relinquishment of control by the British and the division of India into two parts-- India and Pakistan. Under their British commanders, the Indian military had resisted the nationalist tide, and then, when London changed its course, Indian military personnel obediently shifted their allegiance to new masters.
  • Ghandi assasination

    Ghandi assasination
    Narayan Apte returned to Pune via Mumbai (Bombay). With the help of Dr. Dattatraya Parchure and Gangadhar Dandavate, Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte purchased a Beretta Semi-automatic firearm and eleven rounds of ammunition at Gwalior and reached Delhi on January 29, 1948, checking into the Retiring room No. 6 at Delhi Railway Station. On January 30, 1948, at 5:17 p.m., Nathuram Godse got close enough to Mahatma Gandhi and shot him thre