Presenting the American Flag Correctly - Meeting Planning101Unfortunately, the Non Cooperation Movement came to an unexpec...
March 1931. On 13th March 1940, nearly more than two decades after the Jallianwala Baghtragedy, Udham Singh, a revolutiona...
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Presenting the American Flag Correctly - Meeting Planning 101

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  • 1. Presenting the American Flag Correctly - Meeting Planning101Unfortunately, the Non Cooperation Movement came to an unexpected end, with the Chauri-Chaura incident which took place in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh in the year1922.The incident took place when members of a Congress and Khilafat procession were picketingthe local bazaar in a campaign directed both against liquor sales and high food prices. Beingprovoked by some policemen, a section of the crowd attacked them. The police opened fireon the people. In retaliation, the entire procession killed around twenty policemen and set thepolice station on fire. A shocked Gandhi decided to withdraw the movement.In the year1925, a band of young revolutionaries in UP looted a large amount of cashbelonging to the government treasury from a Kakori bound train on the Saharanpur- Lucknowrailway section. The Government detained a large number of young men and tried them inthe robbery case.Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaqualla Khan, Roshan Singh and Rajendra Lahiri were hanged; fourothers were sentenced to a life term to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Chandra ShekharAzad remained as a fugitive but was ultimately shot down in a park at Allahabad.In 1930, Civil Disobedience Movement was launched under Gandhis leadership; it proved tobe one of the most important phases of Indias freedom struggle. In November 1927, theSimon Commission was constituted by the British Government to prepare and finalize aconstitution for India, and consisting of members of the British Parliament only.It was boycotted by all sections of the Indian social and political platforms as an all whitecommission. The opposition to the Simon Commission across the country was pervasive.Massive manifestations were held in Calcutta on 19 February1928, the day of Simons arrivalin the city. On 30th October 1928 when the Simon Commission was expected to arrive inLahore, it was greeted by black flags... The police canned the mob, during which, Lala LajpatRai was fatally injured and succumbed to his injuries two weeks later.Bhagat Singh, a young Marxist from Punjab, vowed to avenge Lala Lajapt Rais death.Accompanied by the Chandrashekhar Azad, Rajguru and Sukhdev, plotted to kill Scott apolice officer who had brutally beaten up Lalaji. However instead of Scott, they mistakenlykilled a junior officer named Mr. Sanders, thereby facing the wrath of the administration. TheBritish, under the Defense of India Act, empowered the police to arrest people and stopprocessions.On 8 April 1929, to protest against this decision, Bhagat Singh and an accomplice,Batukeshwar Dutt threw handouts and threw the hand grenades durng an ongoing session inDelhis Central Assembly. However, Bhagat Singh was found guilty, and was hanged on 23
  • 2. March 1931. On 13th March 1940, nearly more than two decades after the Jallianwala Baghtragedy, Udham Singh, a revolutionary shot dead General Dwyer, the masterbrain behind themassacre, during a joint meeting of the East India Association and the Royal Central AsiaSociety, at the venue Caxton Hall in London. He was hanged in London on June 12, 1940.At its historic Lahore Session held in December 1929, The Congress, under the president-ship of Jawaharlal Nehru, adopted a resolution to this effect. It authorized the CongressWorking Committee to launch a Civil Disobedience Movement throughout the country.Exploring Cornwall Themed Ideas for Your Wedding Day, Storage Auctions 101 - How DoStorage Auctions Work?, Flags of the world, table and conference flags,buy flags,qualityflags,cheap flags

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