Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The Lucknow Pact of 1916

The Lucknow Pact of 1916

In 1916 the Indian National Congress session was held at Lucknow. It marked the reunion of the moderate and extremist parties after the Surat split of 1907. The Lucknow session provided the Home Rule Leagues an opportunity of demonstrating their strength. In the Session Congress and Muslim League signed the Lucknow Pact. Congress and Muslim League accepted a united scheme of constitutional reforms. The resultant efforts produced the Congress-League scheme and the Nineteen Memorandum to give concrete shape to political thinking in the country.

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Bipan Chandra edtd : Freedom Struggle
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NCERT Text book

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