Surat Split Notes -Modern history notes For SSC,UPSC,CDS,NDA
Surat Split Notes -Modern history notes For SSC,UPSC,CDS,NDA – The Congress split at Surat took place in the year 1907 in the month of December. Around this time, revolutionary terrorism had gained momentum. These 2 events were seemingly connected.
In December 1905, at the Benaras session of the Indian National Congress presided over by Gokhale, the Moderate-Extremist differences came to the front.Dandi March Notes Indian Modern history Notes -IAS,SSC
In 1907 the Surat session was held at the bank of the Tapti river in Surat. The Extremist camp was led by Lal Bal Pal and the moderate camp was led by Gopal Krishna Gokhle. Here congress met in an atmosphere of anger and resentment.Kakori Conspiracy Notes Pdf Download – Modern History
Dr. Rash Behari Ghosh was elected in the session but extremists had an objection to this election. Initially the extremists protested against the election but soon they accepted Dr. Rash Behari Ghosh as the president and offered to cooperate. But the session was suspended. Congress got split.
By the time, the next session of Congress was held in Madras in 1908 under Dr. Rash Behari Ghosh, it was the extremist camp that was facing the Lathis and arrest by the British Government who was now in its comfortable position as Congress was divided.
Differences between Moderates and Extremists in Indian History