by Mr Montague, secretary of state, in the
1918 Indians declared eligible for King"s Commission, Indian
     National Liberal Federation, publication of Montague
     Chelmsford Report and debate on the same in the
     Parliament, end of the First World War
1919 Government of India Act, 1919, Punjab disturbances
1920 The Khilafat Movement, death of Bal Gangadhar Tilak,
     the Indian National Congress under the leadership of
     Mahatma Gandhi started the Non-cooperation Movement,
     Lord Sinha appointed Governor of Bihar and Orissa
1921 Continuance of Non-cooperation movement, Chamber of
     Princes, Moplah rebellion, visit of Edward, Prince of
     Wales, General Census, Lord Reading viceroy (1921-26)
1922 Resignation of Montague, withdrawal of Non-cooperation
1923 Foundation of Swaraj Party, certification of Salt Tax,
     decision to Indianise command of certain regiments of the
     Indian army
1925 Death of C R Das, formation of the Inter-University
     Board, Lord Lyttonn officiated viceroy
1926 Lord Irwin Viceroy (1926-31), devaluation of the rupee
1927 Appointment of Simon Commission, National Congress at
     its Madras session adopted independence as the goal of
     Indian national aspirations
1928 All Parties Conference, the Nehru Report
1929 Lord Irwin"s announcement (31 Oct) that the natural issue
     of India"s constitutional progress was the attainment of
     Dominion Status, the Lahore Session and Toone Swaraj"
1930 Civil Disobedience Movement started on 6 April, Report
     of Simon Commission, rebellion in Burma, First Session
     of the Round Table Conference
1931 Irwin—Gandhi Pact (5 March), census of India, Second
     Session of the Round Table Conference which Gandhiji