10th Class Social Science Nationalism in India Question Bank Short Answer Type Questions - Nationalism In India

  • question_answer Examine the role of women in the course Civil Disobedience Movement.

    Answer:

    An important feature of the Civil Disobedience Movement was the large scale participation of women.
    During the Salt March to Dandi thousands of women came out of their homes to listen to Gandhiji.
    They participated in protest marches, manufactured salt and picketed foreign cloth and liquor shops. Many went to jail.
    In urban areas women from high-caste families also participated whereas in rural areas they came from rich peasant households. Moved by Gandhiji's call, they began to see service to the nation as a sacred duty of women.
     


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