The educated middle class played a leading role in the growth and spreading the idea of nationalism all over the country. Firstly, the educated middle class all over the country began to develop a common outlook on the problems of their motherland.
Secondly, the middle class also communicated with similar people in different parts of the country as the middle class had the knowledge of English. Thirdly, through books, journals, pamphlets, etc. the middle class made the people conscious about the economic, social and political problems that country faced.
Fourthly, through books propaganda the middle class developed a sense of awareness about national feeling. All this pave the way for the growth of national consciousness among the Indian people.