. The Rowlatt Act was passed to


A: bring about agrarian reforms

B: curtail the nationalist and revolutionary activities

C: have a favourable balance of trade

D: put second World War criminals on trial

 

Best Answer

Explanation: 

  • The British frontier government passed the Rowlatt Act which gave powers to the police to capture any individual with next to no justifiable excuse. 
  • The motivation behind the Act was to check the developing patriot upsurge in the country. Gandhi called upon individuals to perform satyagraha against the demonstration.
  • The Rowlatt Act was passed in the Imperial Legislative Council in 1919. 

Final Answer:

Hence, the correct option is B, curtail the nationalist and revolutionary activities

 

 

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