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Indian History - General Knowledge Questions
Which one of the following movements has contributed to a split in the Indian National Congress resulting in the emergence of 'moderates' and 'extremists'?
Swadeshi Movement
Quit India Movement
Civil Disobedience Movement
Non-Cooperation Movement

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Swadeshi Movement

Surat split is an important event in the modern history of India. It took place in 1907 when the moderates parted company with the Extremists. The split in the congress was due to many reasons. The Moderates had controlled the congress from its very beginning and had their own ways of thinking and doing which were not acceptable to the younger generations who were impatient with the speed at which the moderates were moving and leading the nation. This was the time of Swadeshi Movement.

Published On : June 22, 2021