Who is called the father of the nationalist movement in India?

Who is known as the father of nationalist movement?

Surendranath Banerjee was known as the ‘father of Indian nationalism’.

Who started the nationalist movement in India?

Dadabhai Naoroji formed the East India Association in 1867 and Surendranath Banerjee founded the Indian National Association in 1876. Inspired by a suggestion made by A.O. Hume, a retired Scottish civil servant, seventy-two Indian delegates met in Bombay in 1885 and founded the Indian National Congress.

Who is the first nationalist of India?

The Early Nationalists, also known as the Moderates, were a group of political leaders in India active between 1885 and 1907. Their emergence marked the beginning of the organised national movement in India. Some of the important moderate leaders were Pherozeshah Mehta and Dadabhai Naoroji.

What is nationalist movement in India?

The Nationalist Movements in India were early popular movements seeking independence of India from Great Britain. Although actions such as the Salt March in 1930 raised pressure on the colonialist administration and won concessions, these remained limited in scope and fell short of the complete independence sought.

Who designated as new nationalists?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (assumed office in 2014) and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been referred to as neo-nationalist.

When did the Nationalist Movement start?

Scholars frequently place the beginning of nationalism in the late 18th century or early 19th century with the American Declaration of Independence or with the French Revolution. The consensus is that nationalism as a concept was firmly established by the 19th century.

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Who proposed drain theory?

Naoroji’s famous drain theory and poverty. Dadabhai Naoroji’s work focused on the drain of wealth from India to Britain during the period rule of British rule in India.