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List of Indian Freedom Movement, Pacts and Laws

The freedom movement is an important chapter in the Indian History. In various Govt. exams, including IBPS, Bank, SSC, Railway, PSC and other state-level exams, questions are designed from the Indian Freedom movements and related pacts and laws. We have listed here the important Indian freedom movements and their importance.

List of Indian Freedom Movement

The struggle of the Indian Freedom Movement has continued for almost a century. Here is the list of Indian Freedom Movements.

Sepoy Rebellion1857Indian First War of Independence
Indian National Congress1885The Indian National Congress was established by Allan Activian Huam and First President Umeshchandra Banarjee.
Partition of Bengal (Bangabhanga)1905Announced by Lord Curzon (viceroy of India).
Lucknow Pact1916Pact between Congress and Muslim League.
Civil Disobedience Movement1920Mahatma Gandhi acted as a leader for the Non-violence and Non-cooperation movement
Khilafat Movement1920Muslims (Mohammad Ali and Shaukat Ali) protested against the British Government after their religious leader, Khalifa, demolished the power.
Chauri Chaura incident1922After a fight between the public and the Police, 22 policemen died.
Dandi March / Salt March1930Gandhiji started his Dandi March from Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad, to the Dandi, Gujarat.
Quit India Movement1946Gandhi threatens the British Company to leave India.
Bengal Sati Regulation1829There was a ritual of burning alive the widows of Hindus. Which was declared illegal after the Bengal Sati Regulation was passed at the time of Lord William Bentinck. It was possible because of Raja Rammohan Roy.
Ilbert Bill1883Ilbert Bill was passed at the time of Viceroy Lord Ripon.
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre1919Happened at the time of Lord James Ford. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre was held on 14th April 1919, at Amritsar by Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer or General Dyer.
Rowlatt Act1919Happened at the time of Lord Chelmsford. Law about the imprisonment of freedom fighters without any judgement.
Simon Commission1928Happened at the time of Lord Arwin. The aim of this is to study the constitutional reform of India.
Gandhi Irwin Pact1931Happened at the time of Lord Irwin.
Cripps Mission1942Happened at the time of Lord Linlith Go. Headed by Sir Stafford Cripps. After World War II, it was an attempt at Dominion Ruling in India.