The establishment of the Indian National Congress led to the development of the National Movement in India. In this context answer the following:
Mention four basic beliefs of the Early Nationalists.
The four basic beliefs of the early nationalists are as follows:
i. They had faith in the British sense of justice, fair play, honesty and integrity.
ii. They believed that the colonisers would see the logic of their argument and grant India ‘Home Rule’.
iii. They opined that British rule was beneficial to India since it outlawed social evils like sati, untouchability and child marriage.
iv. They also believed that Britain would help Indians govern themselves according to Western standards.