[Freedom Struggle] Gandhi in India- Champaran, Ahmedabad, Kheda, Khilafat, Rowlett Act, Jallianwala Bagh

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IAS Mock Interviews
  1. Prologue 
  2. HFS9/P1: Gandhi before India: struggle in South Africa
  3. HFS9/P2: Gandhi in India: Champaran, A’bad, Kheda
  4. HFS9/P3: Rowlett Act, Jallianwala Bagh
  5. HFS9/P4: Khilafat movement, Non Cooperation, Assessment


Continuing the HD video lecture series of Shri Pratik Nayak. Last tme, we saw first phase of revolutionary struggle and Home Rule movement. Now moving forward to Gandhi, Khilafat and NCM.

HFS9/P1: Gandhi before India: struggle in South Africa


  • Recap timeline of the topics covered so far in India’s struggle for independence.
  • Type of MCQs associated with Gandhi, his life, form of protests and movements.
  • Gandhi before India: Life and struggle in South Africa,  registration act, General Smuts, imprisonment of Gandhi, imposition of poll tax, Tolstoy farm
  • Which day is celebrated as “Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas” and why?
  • Assessment of Gandhi’s contribution in South Africa. Struggle-truce-struggle method.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/fFICCH4XOOs

HFS9/P2: Gandhi in India: Champaran, A’bad, Kheda


  • Gandhi’s entry in India- setting up of Kochrab Ashram, community living.
  • How to memorize sequence of Gandhi’s initial struggles in India- CAKe- Champaran-A’bad-Kheda.
  • Champaran Satyagraha-1917, commercialization of agriculture, indigo’s forced cultivation, exploitation of farmers, tinkathia system, Rajkumar Shukla,
  • Ahmedabad mill satyagraha- 1918,  strike and tribunal
  • Kheda satyagraha- reasons, methods and success.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/ek1rVe8BULA

HFS9/P3: Rowlett Act, Jallianwala Bagh


  • Events leading to Rowlett act : carrot and stick policy.
  • Salient oppressive features of the Rowlett act- government authorized to imprison any person without trial.
  • India’s reaction to Rowlett act, forms of protests adopted.
  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on 13th April 1919. Role of General Dyer.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/KGvcTFazOuU

HFS9/P4: Khilafat movement, Non Cooperation, Assessment

HFS9-P4- khilafat

  • First world war, fall of Ottoman empire.
  • Khalifa and his spiritual authority. When Ottoman empire was dismembered by Allies and abolition of the Khalifa post.
  • 1920: Punjab wrong, Khilafat issue rises. All Party conference and decision to boycott school, colleges, legislative council and British authority.
  • Nagpur session of Congress in 1920, and adoption of non-cooperation program. Change in the organizational structure of the Congress- regarding member strength of congress working committee (CWC),  provincial congress committees (PCC),
  • Viceroy Reading declares Volunteer corps illegal and arrest major leaders of Khilafat movement;
  • Chauri Chaura incidence, Why did Gandhi withdrew the movement?
  • Assessment of Khilafat non-cooperation movement? 1) involvement of Muslim and communalization 2) spreading nationalist mood to every nook and corner. 3) Breaking the myth of British supremacy and invincibility without military wars, but through Satyagrah

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/x-WiJaPR03o
Next Lecture: Swaraj Party, Civil Disobedience, Gandhi-Irwin Pact.
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32 Comments on “[Freedom Struggle] Gandhi in India- Champaran, Ahmedabad, Kheda, Khilafat, Rowlett Act, Jallianwala Bagh”

  1. sir thank you so much for this … this part is very close to us we are studying this part since school days … love it to core … veryy very grateful to you sir for this \,,/

  2. thnaks sir ji… you make interesting history ..i have your lecture videos in my phone when ever i have to travel and could not read … i am enjoying ur lectures..

  3. Sir how can we download ppt of history and ir by prateek sir

  4. thanku so much sir………………………

  5. veru usefull videos sir…thanx a lot..

  6. Sir,
    I want to know that when Economy lecture uploaded. I waiting for it eagrly. Previous lectures are very helpful for me. Thanx alot sir for such important video.

  7. sir,excellent vedios with clear cut concept….,
    where i can get slides of this vedios ,because it will be helpfull for revision

  8. Respected sir,
    Can you please upload next parts of videos we are waiting for it

  9. sir will u please make a video in english it will helpfull to everyone

  10. Sir plz provide cdm quit india for prelims sir plzz

  11. thaks a lot sir.. these videos very helpfull for preparation

  12. Sir I am totally depend on your lecture I dint take any coaching etc ….sir plz provide all moder video sir plz …..I am dependent on you only sir

  13. sir thanks a lot for helping people like who r not able to get into coaching due to various constraints.

  14. Sir ua job is commendable…. tnxxxx fi such an ossssm series… nothing could have been better than this…
    So thankful!!

  15. sir, hfs2/p5 video is missing. kindly upload this video. thank you

  16. Sir Please ,
    Prelims. se pahle Desh azad kara dijiyega …
    Dnayawad .

  17. Sir, your videos are very lucid and interesting. Do keep rocking.

  18. sir plz upload next lectures .
    and also missing lectutres between HFS2/P4 and HFS3P1.plzzzz sir time is very very less for prelims .
    aapke bharose hi tayari chal rahi h .

  19. Sir , plz upload remaining modern history lectures till 1947.

  20. Sir waiting for your next videos

  21. Ty sir for your cooperation. Please tell me where do we get the links of the slides .

  22. Sir plz economy lecture plz
    Egerly waiting for it

  23. sir,
    please complete the history series,upcoming topics are very imp from exam point of view,it will be very benificial for us for topic clearity and revision before prelims.

  24. Sir please try to finish the series before prelims. That will be very helpful for us. Waiting for the next lecture…

  25. Very helpful for a beginner
    It helps in forming the foundation of Indian modern history

    Please upload further lectures

  26. Sir pls upload more videos of history

  27. All phases are very useful thanku sir

  28. plz provide hfs11 series…thank u for providing knowledge with great teaching-
    great Faculty

  29. Hello Sir, thanks for the lectures, lectures 11 ppt is missing, please upload them. thanks

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