lucknow pact

Lucknow Pact in 1916, a Hope of Muslim Hindu Unity in India

After World War I, Lord Chelmsford, the Viceroy, started formulating a plan for post-war reforms and asked Indian leaders for concrete recommendations as part of this process. Nineteen elected representatives of the Imperial Legislative Council sent a memo to the Viceroy in October 1916 suggesting reforms. However, their recommendations were considered, altered, and accepted at …

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