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1) How did the movement for the emancipation of women receive a great impetus from the rise and growth of the nationalist movement in India? Elucidate.(250 words)

Topic The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

1) How did the movement for the emancipation of women receive a great impetus from the rise and growth of the nationalist movement in India? Elucidate.(250 words)

Bipin Chandra, India’s Struggle for Independence

 

Why this question:

The question is about how the movement for the liberation of women received a great stimulus from the rise of nationalist movement in the 20th century, the role women played in freedom struggle.

Directive word:

Elucidate – means to explain and clarify the topic with the aid of examples.

Key demands of the question:

The answer should highlight  the active role women played in Indian freedom struggle and how this gave a stimulus to liberation of Women in India.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction

Start with importance of women in general during the movement.

Body

Discuss the following aspects –

  • Factors that helped in arousing women consciousness during the period of struggle.
  • Role played by women in freedom struggle – one can trace chronologically the exponential rise in their participation.
  • Name some famous personalities; discuss their contributions.

Conclusion

Conclude  with how the image and magnitude of participation of the Indian women within the national movement was drawn from vivid sections of the society.