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.
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:
Start with importance of women in general during the movement.
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.
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.