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Aug 06, 2019
11:25AM

Quit India Movement launched at Mumbai’s historic Gowalia Tank Maidan on Aug 8, 1942

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It was 77 years ago that All India Congress Committee approved the 'Quit India Resolution' in Bombay Session, paving way for a mass movement to attain independence.


As a precursor to India’s independence, the Quit India Movement was launched at Mumbai’s historic Gowalia Tank Maidan, now popularly known as August Kranti Maidan on 8th August 1942.


Mahatma Gandhi’s clarion call of ‘Do or Die’ inspired thousands of party workers but also created a frenzy among the British who rushed to imprison the entire Congress leadership.

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