In 1893, Besant became a part of the Theosophical Society and went to India. Besides Arundale, the main work was done by B. Subramania Iyer, all came together under the umbrella of the All India Home Rule League. As with Ireland, the government refused to discuss any changes while the war lasted. The decline of Home Rule League: 1.
But soon he realized that the government was not willing to grant self-government. The Russian Revolution of 1917 proved to be an added advantage for the Home Rule campaign. There was considerable pressure for this from Annie Besant who had joined the congress. The close relationships established with these movements by Krishna Varma later influenced the activities and alliances of India House, both in Britain and abroad. But India lacked a solid political front and congress was just a deliberate functionary; not in a position of organizing mass protests.
In 1897, he founded the Hindu Orphan Relief Movement to keep the Christian missions from securing custody of these children. Despite the banner of All India Home Rule League, there were two leagues one by Tilak that worked in Bombay Presidency, Carnatic, Central provinces and Berar. He inspired young men of his generation and kindled latent spirit of patriotism in their hearts. This action left Lala Lajpat Rai with severe injuries. The Home Rule League had 2600 members in Mumbai and held meetings attended by 10,000 to 12,000 people at the Shantaram Chawl area, comprising of government employees and industrial workers. But after some time, she understood that the immediate priority of Indians is political rights no religious reforms. The flag is believed to be an important representation to the people of East and West.
In this situation, it seems Bal Gangadhar Tilak started the Home Rule league to demonstrate that he is still mass mobiliser in India. Subramaniya Aiyar renounced his knighthood while Tilak advocated a programme of passive resistance. The main leaders were Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Annie Besant. Importance of the movement: The Home Rule movement had two very important political outcomes. Now, it became necessary for them to control internal crisis ie. Born in London on 1 October 1847, to a middle-class Irish family, Annie Besant was extremely aware of her Irish heritage from young age and supported the cause of Irish home rule throughout her life.
At the height of her popularity she was made the congress president in 1917 on Tilak's suggestion. He was asked to deposit securities of Rs. Tilak founded the first League in Poona. The country erupted in protest and Lala Lajpat Rai was in the forefront of such demonstrations. Commonweal and New India were the papers of Home Rule League, while those of the Indian Home Rule league were Kesari and Mahratta. Lala was one of the few leaders who realized the difficulties of a united anti-colonial struggle and a possible source of religious conflict between the Hindus and Muslims of the country. Unification of extremists and moderates 3.
She had gained a large number of followers. Saunders, mistaking him as Scott. While in college he came in contact with patriots and future freedom fighters like Lala Hans Raj and Pandit Guru Dutt. He was deeply impressed by the ideals of patriotism and nationalism outlined by Italian revolutionary leader Giuseppe Mazzini. Legacy Lala Lajpat Rai made lasting impression in the minds of his countrymen not only by his leadership abilities, but made his presence felt in fields of education, commerce and even healthcare. Having failed at the 1914 session of the Congress to reach a Moderate-Extremist rapprochement, Tilak and Besant decided to revive political activity on their own.
Thus, a deep anti-British feeling was created among the Indians. Scott ordered his police force to 'lathi-charge' at the activists. But the World War I offered an opportunity for the union of the Extremists and the Moderates. The government tried to hit back. She also distributed large quantities of literature about her Movement. This period marks the transition from the moderate, or deliberate phase of Indian National politics to the agitational phase stared by M.
The league influenced a lot of people by its philosophy, primarily because the Brahmo Samaj and the Arya Samaj had not reached the majority by then. Finding lack of support from them, she herself formally inaugurated the Home Rule League at Madras now Chennai in September 1916. Mohammed Ali Jinnah also had the first experience of participating in politics in India by taking part in the Home Rule League of Annie Besant. Many moderates also joined the Home Rule Movement. Annie Besant Annie Besant had come to India for her work with the theosophical society. A number of India House members who later rose to prominence—including V.
The league was also responsible for creating a political awareness in areas like Sindh, Gujarat, United Provinces, Bihar an Orissa. The legislature can also establish or eliminate , which have home rule within town or through the. Born in London on 1 October 1847, to a middle-class Irish family, Annie Besant was extremely aware of her Irish heritage from young age and supported the cause of Irish home rule throughout her life. He died of a heart attack on November 17, 1928. He studied law from Government College in Lahore and thereafter started his legal practice in Hissar, Haryana.
During this time various meetings were held in , , , , , and. With its national headquarters in Delhi, the main cities of activity were Bombay, Calcutta and Madras. . So, this movement was started to get self-rule under the guardianship of Britain. When Gandhi launched the non-cooperation movement in 1920, he plunged into action leading the movement in Punjab.