Why did Gandhiji decide to launch a nationwide satyagraha against the proposed Rowlatt Act 1919? How was it organised? Explain.

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asked Apr 4, 2018 in Class X Social Science by aditya23 (-1,576 points)
Why did Gandhiji decide to launch a nationwide satyagraha against the proposed Rowlatt Act 1919? How was it organised? Explain.

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answered Apr 4, 2018 by priya12 (-12,158 points)
Satyagrah against the proposed Rowlatt Act 1919:

. The Rowlatt Act was hurriedly passed through the Imperial Legislative Council.
. Indian members unitedly opposed it.
. It gave government enormous powers to repress political activities.
. It allowed detention of political prisoners without trials for two years.

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