Jawaharlal Nehru and freedom struggle

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14, 1889. He was inclined towards freedom struggle since he was a student. After to India after finishing his studies he joined the freedom struggle with all his might.

He joined Bankipur Congress as a delegate in 1912. In 1919 he became home role league secretary in Allahabad. In 1916 he met Gandhi Ji for the first time. He was very inspired by him.

Jawaharlal Nehru was appointed the general secretary of Congress Committee in September 1923. In 1928 he was lathi charged when he was leading a demonstration against Simon Commission in Lucknow. On August 29, 1928, he attended All-Party Congress. In the same year, he established ‘Independence for India League, and was appointed the general secretary.

During 1930-35 when Congress launched Salt Satyagrah he was sent to jail because to the movement. On August 7, 1942, Pandit Nehru passed ‘Leave Bharat’ resolution in AICC meeting in Mumbai. On August 8, 1942, he was arrested along with other leaders and shifted to Ahmednagar Fort.

He went to jail 9 times. On July 6, 1946, he became Congress president for the 4th time.