Why did different social groups joined the non cooperation movement? What were their hopes and struggles?
The different groups which joined the non cooperation movement are :-
- Indian shopkeepers - They joined non cooperation because Indian market was flooded with foreign goods and hence they were not able to make the profit.
- Peasants - Peasants at he countryside were led by Baba Ramchandra. They joined the non cooperation movement to fight against the talukdars who demanded high rents and forced them to do begar.
- Tribal Peasants- Tribal peasants were led by Alluri Sitaram Raju. Their fight was against the forest enclosures by colonial government and the begar.
- Plantation Workers - Plantation workers joined the movement to oppose The Enclosure Act of 1859 which stated that no worker can leave the plantation without permission and such permission they rarely got.