• In the first half of the twentieth century a growing anger against the colonial government was thus bringing togethe r various groups and classes of Indians into a common struggle for freedom.
  • Under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi , the Congress tried to channel people’s grievances into organised movements for independence .
  • Through such movements the nationalists tried to forge a national unity .
  • Diverse groups and classes participated in these movements with varied aspirations and expectations .
  • As their grievances were wide-ranging, freedom from colonial rule also meant different things to different people .
  • The Congress continuously attempted to resolve differences , and ensure that the demands of one group did not alienate another.
  • What was emerging was a nation with many voices wanting freedom from colonial rule.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.