The 1929 Session of Indian National Congress is of significance in the history of the Freedom Movement because the

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2014 Prelims]

(a) attainment of Self-Government was declared as the objective of the Congress

(b) attainment of Poorna Swaraj was adopted as the goal of the Congress

(c) Non-Cooperation Movement was launched

(d) decision to participate in the Round Table Conference in London was taken


Answer: (b)

Explanation:

  • During the 1929 Congress Session held in Lahore, with Jawaharlal Nehru as the President, the Indian National Congress passed a resolution advocating Poorna Swaraj or Complete Independence.
  • It was decided that a Civil Disobedience Movement would be launched to achieve this.
  • Additionally, 26th January was chosen to be observed as Purna Swaraj Day, symbolizing total independence.

Therefore, option (b) is the correct answer.

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