THE FINAL STAGE
• The Demand For Immediate Freedom.

• Mass Satyagraha.

• 1935 The Government of India Act.

• 1935 Gandhiji decides to concentrate on Social Reform.

• 1935 Congress condemns the new Constitution but decides to contest Elections.

• 1936 Nehruís Presidential address condemns Fascism.

• 1937 Congress wins Elections in 5 out of 9 Provinces.

• 1939 Resignation of Congress Ministries and withdrawal from the Legislative Process.

• 1939 Demand for a Constituent assembly to be elected by Universal Franchise.

• 1942 Non-Cooperation in the War Effort.

• 1942 Call for a National Government.

• 1940 9th August 1942 Quit India Resolution.

• 1940 Mass Arrests leading to All India Public Protest.

• 1943-44 Allied victories in the war leading to intransigent British position.

• 1943-44 Gandhiji and Congress leaders released from Prison but British refuse to negotiate.

• 1943-44 Jinnah adamant on Partition.

• 1945 Simla Conference fails.

• 1946 INA Trial.

• 1946 Naval Mutiny.

• 1946 Cabinet Mission to decide fate of India.

• 1946 Congress wins an overwhelming majority in Elections to the Constitutional Assembly.

• 1946 Muslim League decides to withdraw and Press for the creation of Pakistan 16th August chosen as Direct Action Day.

• 1946 Violence in Bengal - 6,000 killed.

• 1946 Congress and Muslim League join Interim Government.

• 1946 Jinnah still adamant.

• 1947 Partition and Independence.