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- Why the growth of nationalism in the colonies is linked to an anti colonial movement. Explain
. Why the growth of nationalism in the colonies is linked to an anti colonial movement. Explain
Ans: i. People began discovering their unity in the process of their struggle with colonialism.
ii. The sense of being oppressed under colonialism provided a shared bond that tied many different groups together.
iii. But each class and group felt the effects of colonialism differently. Their experiences were varied and their notions of freedom were not always the same.
iv. The Congress under Mahatma Gandhi tried to forge these groups together within one movement. But the unity did not emerge without conflict.