The Rise of Indian Nationalism. The Indian National Congress. 1885 The Indian National Congress was founded in Bombay. swaraj “independence.” * the goal of the movement. Rammohun Roy 1773- 1833. ”Father of Modern India” Scholar of Islam, Hindu and Western Culture
”Father of Modern India”
Scholar of Islam, Hindu and Western Culture
Admired teachings of Jesus
BrahmoSamaj– Society of the Divine
No image worship
Universal church open to all
Equality and charity toward others
Elimination of prejudices!
1824 – 1883
AryaSamaj= Aryan Society, the true foundation of Indian society
Men of superior principles
1889 - 1964
1876 - 1948
1869 - 1948
379 dead; over 1200 wounded!
Indian weaving was ruined by the competition of British machine-made textiles!
of the Raj:
August 15, 1947
Lord Louis & Lady Edwina Montbatten