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Name any Five important Indian events between the year 1920 - 1950.

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Hint: Indian history has witnessed many important political events. Begins with the movements and protests against the oppression of Britishers which finally led to major nationwide movements. Starting from the First War of Independence to small and big peasants uprising, India finally got independent in 1947.

Complete answer: Five important Indian events that took place between 1920 to 1950 includes the following:
-The non-cooperation movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920. It was a nonviolent movement, people under this movement required to adopt swadeshi goods, cloth and principle. People were asked to boycott foreign goods and services. Those who had titles and jobs surrendered and left them. Children were withdrawn from their schools, and people were asked to stop serving in the British army. Indian National Congress during this movement demanded self-rule or Swaraj. Being the first widespread movement launched in India it had a huge impact on India’s struggle for freedom.
-Gandhi Ji started the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930 to oppose the salt law. It started with boycotting of salt and other foreign goods.
-The government of India act was passed in 1935 and came into effect in 1937 by the British parliament to make further provisions in the Indian parliament. The act provisions were based on the report by Simon commission.
-Quit India movement began in 1942, called by Gandhi Ji. It was the final movement against the Britishers and aimed at throwing the British Raj from India.
-In 1947 British India was divided into the dominions of India and Pakistan. It resulted in overthrowing the British Government and establishing an independent nation.

Note: Apart from these five events remember the Satyagraha movements led by Gandhiji for peasants.
-Simon commission was set up to enquire into the government of India act of 1919. The aim of the commission was to enquire into the working of the act and to suggest further reforms in the system of administration.
-Also the incidents of Chauri Chaura due to to which Non-cooperation was called off and Jallianwala Bagh massacre.