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Discuss Gandhiji Doctrine of Satyagraha. - History and Civics

Short Note

Gandhiji introduced new ideas in politics and adopted new methods to give a new direction of The political movement. In this context, discuss Gandhiji doctrine of Satyagraha.

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Solution

Gandhiji’s philosophy was based on non-violence. Satyagraha was one of his great weapons. Satyagraha means to “disobey the law without restoring to violence.” According to him passive resistance was the weapon of the weak while satyagraha was the weapon of the strong. He believed that a satyagrahi must be morally and spiritually strong so that he could fight injustice with non violence. He laid stress upon peaceful talks, non-cooperation, picketing, strike, social boycott, hunger strike, civil disobedience etc. to realize him aim of satyagraha.

Concept: Causes of (Khilafat Movement, Rowlatt Act, Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy)
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 History and Civics
Chapter 14 Mahatma Gandhi & The National Movement (1919-1934)
Short Questions II | Q 2
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