Q. 485.0( 6 Votes )

How did the Non-Cooperation movement start with the participation of middle-class people in the cities? Explain its impact on the economic front. (CBSE 2018)

Answer :

Non-cooperation Movement was launched by the Indian National Congress which brought Gandhi as the most influential leader of Indian politics.

1. thousands of students left schools and colleges and joined more than 800 national schools and colleges that had been established all over the country.


2. People boycotted foreign cloth. Picketing of shops selling foreign cloth was also a major form of the boycott. Picketing of liquor shops was also carried out.


3. Merchants and traders refused to trade foreign goods.


As the boycott movement spread, people used only Indian clothes and began to discard foreign clothes.


As a result, the production of Indian textile mills and handloom went up largely. The foreign trade was hit by the indigenous goods, that impacted the British economy and they suffered a huge loss.


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