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Rajasree Dutta , asked a question
Subject: Social Science , asked on 22/10/13

what are the limits of civil disobedience?

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Me_Rock , added an answer, on 23/10/13
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 The limitations of Civil- disobedience movement were:-

1)Diffrent communities had diffrent abstract idea about Swaraj
2)Dalits Participation in the movement were limited , particularly in the Maharashtra and Nagpur region.
3)After the decline of NOn-corperation-Khilafat movement, large communities of Muslims did not respond to the the call for united struggle of Congress
4)The Civil Disobedience movement started with an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust between communities.

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Arzoo Singh , added an answer, on 6/3/13
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 1. Not all social groups were moved by the abstract concepts of Gandhiji. The untouchables or 'Dalits' found themselves alienated from the national movement. 

2.For long time Congress ignored their demands so as not to offend the higher caste groups. Gandhiji tried to organised them.But several Dalit leaders like B.R. Ambedkar demanded separate electorates for the dalits. Even though the Poona Pact of 1932 gave them reserved seats but still they were the lagging behind ones. 

3. Also several Muslims also found themselves alienated.The Congress was being regarded as a Hindu -dominated party which denied rights to the Muslims

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Ashi Jain , added an answer, on 25/3/13
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The following were the limitations of the Civil Disobedience Movement:

  1. It's notion of swaraj did not move the Dalits to join the movement as they desired political emancipation along with social upliftment. Their apprehension was heightened by Gandhi's refusal to concede a separate electorate for Dalits. This limited the appeal of the movement in places like Maharashtra where Dalit movement and organisations were strong.

  2. A section of the Muslim community had been alienated from the Congress after the decline of Khilafat movement. The Congress was also perceived to be associating with Hindu nationalist groups. This ensured that Muslim participation in the movement was restricted.

  3. An atmosphere of distrust and suspicion pervaded the relations between the communities. Muslim intellectuals were apprehensive of their status in Hindu majority India.

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Sk Reshma , added an answer, on 6/3/11
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i was seraching for this answer i dont get it any where!!

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Roshini Chandra Saker , added an answer, on 7/2/12
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like it "me rock"

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