Swadeshi Movement


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Swadeshi Movement

 

(Sanskrit svadesin, native, national), one of the manifestations of the anti-imperialist movement in India, aimed at encouraging the development of national industry. The swadeshi movement emerged in the last quarter of the 19th century; its founders included M. G. Ranade. The Indian national bourgeoisie, which had suffered greatly from the competition of British goods, utilized the swadeshi movement in its struggle to regain the Indian market. In 1906 swadeshi was proclaimed at the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress as one of the party’s principal programmatic demands. In the periods 1905–07 and 1918–22 and in 1930, the swadeshi movement took the form of an Indian boycott of British goods.

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During the period of Swadeshi movement public libraries became centre of inspiring young people against the British.
City Union Bank has expressed his pleasure to dedicate this success to the people involved in the Swadeshi Movement, Freedom Fighters and Customers, Stake holders, Employees of the bank, including the former, existing and would-be.
With Mahatma Gandhi's Swadeshi movement (which promoted Indian made goods) at its peak, Gujarat emerged as the textile capital of the country.
As the novel progresses, he is further angered and conflicted when the Swadeshi movement begins the boycott of English goods, such as cloth, which results in hardship and loss of jobs among his lower caste Hindu and poor Muslim tenants.
Gandhi in the early 1920s, as part of the swadeshi movement, Trivedi argues,
Novel interpretations of two key moments--the Swadeshi Movement of 1903-1909 and Gandhi's Noncooperation Movement of 1920-1922--are the subject of Guha's second essay.
The conclusion derived was that, firstly, the government's policy of protecting handloom weavers was part of the Swadeshi movement. Secondly, the emergence of the powerloom sector in the south consumed the majority of the yarn produced and competed with the cloth produced in the north.
They do get help from Swadeshi movement, and they should get it, but in saying that both handlooms and mills deserve help, the handlooms get less help".
Muniyappa Minister of State (I/C), MSME said that to augment the vision of Mahatma Gandhi in line with Swadeshi Movement and Gram Swarajya , the Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) was established in 1956 under the KVIC Act.
' INC -- vision of inclusive growth and evolution of Indian economic policy' is the theme for the August 7 programme at Calcutta University to associate with the Swadeshi Movement launched on the same day in 1905.
He emphasized the importance of such voluntary movements and compared it to that of Mahatma Gandhi's Swadeshi movement. ( ANI )
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