This question was asked in [Board Term–II, Delhi Set-I, II, III, 2016]


“The Civil Disobedience Movement was different from the Non-Cooperation Movement.” Support the statement with examples. 


How was the Civil Disobedience Movement different from the Non-Cooperation Movement? State any three points of difference.




        Civil Disobedience Movement

           Non-Cooperation Movement

1. This movement was started in the year 1930 .

1. This movement was started in the year 1921 .

2. This was started by Gandhiji when his eleven demands were turned down by the British government.

2. This was started as a protest against the Rowlatt Act and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.

3. There was a large-scale participation of women in this movement.

3. There was less participation of Women in this movement.

4. Participation of Muslims was less in this movement.

4. Majority of Muslims participated in this movement.

5. In this movement people not only refused to cooperate with the British but also broke colonial laws .

5. In this movement people were asked to not cooperate with the British.

6. Salt law was broken , peasants refused to pay revenue and chaukidari taxes and people violated forest laws .

6. Foreign goods were boycotted , liquor shops were picketed and students and lawyers left government schools and law courts.

7. The movement was withdrawn in 1931 when Gandhiji signed the Gandhi-Irwin Pact.

7. The movement was withdrawn by Gandhiji in 1922 due to violent incident at Chauri-Chaura .

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