75th Quit India Day Movement Anniversary 2016 Freedom At Midnight Video Pics :- The India has been the independent country since 1947, and this it will complete the 69 years of being an independent country. Although, we all know how Indian greats show their courage and kicked out the foreigners from our country to make it democratically independent.
Meanwhile, we know which Indian fighters leader sacrifice their lives to make this country independent. Lakhs of Indian blood were shed and after the long year of the fight, India became the Independ country on August 14, 1947, and from that year, we Indian are celebrating every 15th August as the independence Day.
But, there is another big day in the Indian history before Independence day and I really feel sad that we Indians are forgetting it. And some are out there who are even not aware of this important day, which is used to celebrate on 8 August.
Well, since 1942, 8 August is celebrated as a Quit Day. This day was launched by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who is famously known as “Father of the nation” on the 8th August of 1942.
Mahatma Gandhi told the Indians to make a call to ask British company to leave our country. The whole speech of Mahatma Gandhi includes the wording demanding an end to the British company.
Well, this year it is the 75th anniversary of Quit Day as it has completed the 75 years.But, the saddest part is that many of the Indians even are not aware of the Quit Day. And this is a very disappointing thing, but now we are here with every single detail of the Quit Day.
1. This civil disobedience movement was launched at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee and it was led by Mahatma Gandhi demanding an end to British Rule in India.
2. Our great leaders from Congress like, Vallabhai Patel, Abdul Kalam Azad, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru got arrested on 9th August.
3. This day is also known as August Kranti.
4. The Muslim League opposed the Quit India Movement.
5. Even machine guns and aerial bombings were used by British officials to restore their rule.
6. The movement was started after Cripps Mission failed in India. The Cripps mission was an attempt in late March 1942 by the British government to secure full Indian cooperation and support for their efforts in World War II. The mission was headed by Sir Stafford Cripps.
7. Mahatma Gandhi made a call to ‘Do or Die’ or ‘Karo ya mark’ in his Quit India speech delivered in Mumbai at the Gowalia Tank Maidan.
8. Even machine guns and aerial bombings were used by British officials to restore their rule.