Indian Nationalist Movement during the Second World War. In September 1939, the Second World War broke out. Indian opinion was not sought but the British government dragged India in the war as a party.
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The World War - I (1914-1918) had a great impact on the National Movement in India: The British government declared India as an ally and a belligerent. Indian people and resources were used in this war. It created great resentment among the Indians especially when they were not even consulted before joining the war.
India, on the attainment of independence, adopted the West minister model of democracy. It was mainly due to two factors. The framers of the constitution considered it more democratic.
When the First World War broke out, Indian people and Indian resources were used for fighting the war. Indian soldiers were sent to fight in far off lands. British imperialism was inimical to the Turkish Empire which was ruled by the Caliph (khalifa).
After the Non-cooperation Movement, the Congress was divided into two groups- the pro-changers and the no-changers. The pro-changers wanted to enter the legislatures. They were led by C R Das, Motilal Nehru and Vithalbhai Patel.