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Activity Discussion History Poona Pact Reply To: Poona Pact

  • Jayanti

    June 23, 2023 at 5:12 pm
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    Poona Pact was an outcome of British P.M. Ramsay McDonald’s Communal Award for separate electorate for the “Depressed classes”.The pact was negotiated by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar with Mahtama Gandhi to secure the interests of Dalit upliftment by increasing seats from 71 to 148 in Provincial Legislative Council. and was signed on 24 September 1932 at Yerwada Central Jail, Pune to end Gandhiji’s hunger strike.Madan Mohan Malviya signed on Gandhiji’s behalf with R.Prasad ,MR Jaykar,TB Sapru and C.Rajgopalachari as the other mediators.

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