Q. 53.7( 12 Votes )

What do you understand by swadeshi? What were the major areas of its impact?

Answer :

The idea behind Swadeshi is to promote indigenous materials like cloths, shops, goods etc and boycotting foreign goods.

The partition of Bengal left the people devastated and developed agony against the British rule. In response to the partition, meetings were held all over Bengal, protests, and boycotting of foreign goods were common sight . Both the rural and urban masses participated, foreign cloths were burned, picketing of shops, boycotting English institutions. The movement provided massive impetus to the Indian industries , demands for indigenous goods increased. The P C rays Bengal Chemical works and jamshed ji’s Steel Plant in Tata were outcome of the movement. The Indian textile were among the largely benefitted.

The entire region of Bengal was impacted by the movement.

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