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2) Discuss the salient features of the Gandhi-lrwin Pact. Also discuss why was it signed and what were its consequences.(250 words)

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

2) Discuss the salient features of the Gandhi-lrwin Pact. Also discuss why was it signed and what were its consequences.(250 words)

Bipin Chandra, modern India – NCERT

Why this question:

The question is in the context Gandhi-lrwin Pact signed on 5th March 1931.

demand of the question:

you should discuss the salient features of the pact, the background in which it was signed , the causes and consequences.

Directive word

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction

One can narrate the background of events briefly that were preceded to the pact.

Body

Discuss the Salient features of the act viz. The Congress would participate in the Round Table Conference,  The Congress would discontinue the Civil Disobedience Movement, The Government would withdraw all ordinances issued to curb the Congress etc. Then discuss the pressing congress due to which the pact was signed.

Conclusion

conclude with the outcome and its effect on Freedom struggle.