Consider the following statements about the Quit India Movement:

  1. It was a natural corollary of the failure of the Cripps Mission
  2. It was launched at the Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee
  3. Congress party was banned after the launch of the movement
  4. The Quit India Movement was not supported by the Muslim League

   Which of the above statements are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

The Wardha Resolution is also known as “Quit India Resolution”. This resolution was ratified in the All India Congress Committee at Bombay on August 7, 1942. Here a nonviolent mass struggle under the leadership of Gandhi was sanctioned in the “August Kranti Maidan”. On the next day, Gandhi, Nehru and many other leaders of the Indian National Congress were arrested by the British Government and Congress party was banned. The movement was not supported by Muslim League.

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