Bipin Chandra Pal was one of the greatest revolutionaries’. In this context briefly describe the reasons for his drifting away from the Moderates.
From the time of his student life, Bipin Chandra Pal was interested in politics.
(i) He was greatly influenced by the political life of Surendra Nath Banerjee. Bipin considered him to be his political Guru.
(ii) He joined the Indian National Congress in 1886.
(iii) He was of the opinion that in order to achieve political unity it was necessary for the people to know their Indian culture. If they appreciate their own culture, they will come closer to-each other and will fall in line to achieve political unity.
(iv) While he was still a member of the National Congress, he realized that the constitutional methods of the Moderates did not bear any results.
(v) He shifted his loyalty from the Moderates to the Assertive Nationalists.