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GokhaleThe Indian Moderates and the British Raj$
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B. R. Nanda

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780195647518

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.001.0001

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Congress President

Congress President

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(p.202) 19 Congress President
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Gokhale
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B. R. Nanda

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0019

This chapter focuses on Gokhale’s role as president of the Benares Congress. He was elected only a few days before he sailed for England. How oppressive the responsibility was to be was mercifully hidden from him at that time. During the next three months, while he campaigned on behalf of the Congress in England, the Indian political scene underwent a radical transformation. The transformation was caused by Curzon’s persistence in enforcing the partition of Bengal in the teeth of popular opposition.

Keywords:   Gopal Krishna Gokhale, role as president, Benares Congress, Indian politics, partition of Bengal, Curzon

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