Unformatted text preview: Jawaharlal Nehru was a leader, urged som. The great strength of the organization was shown in the provincial elections of 1937. At the outbreak of World War II , the Congress voted for neutrality. When India came under Japanese attack, the Congress demanded immediate concessions from Great Britain toward a democratic government in return for cooperation in the war effort. The British responded by outlawing the organization and arresting its leaders. In the 1946 elections to the Indian constituent assembly, the Congress lost the Muslim vote to the Muslim League ; it reluctantly accepted the partition of the Indian subcontinent and the formation of the state of Pakistan ....
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- Fall '10
- Indian National Congress, Indian independence movement