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QUESTION:-  Write an essay on the Quit India Movement.                                                                                        Or   What were the reasons for starting the Quit India Movement? Describe the progress, programmers and achievements of the movement.                                                                      Or Explain in detail the Quit India movement of 1942 and give it importance in India's freedom movement.                                                                      Or   Describe the circumstances of the Quit India Movement (1942) and explain the reasons for its failure. The failure of the Cripps mission caused a lot of disappointment among Indians. So Gandhiji started thinking seriously about the problems of the country. He concludedthat the real solution to Indian problems could be only when the British left India. He wrote in his newspaper Harijan that the British Government had been warned. "Leave India in god's trust.

Indo-greek kings and gujarat

After Alexander's return from India, his grandson proved to be extremely weak among his heirs. Thus the generals of the eastern regions appointed by Alexander began to become independent and a king named Dimitri emerged.


Dimitri invaded the western part of India and conquered Gandhara, Panchal, Mathura, Kaushal and Pataliputra. This whole phenomenon is almost. Became around 200 BC, at this time Shalishuk was the king of the Moryavansh. Later, when the horn dynasty came to the throne, it pushed the Indo-Greek dynasty to the Punjab. The period of Dimitri BC. 261-246 are considered.

Coins of Indo-Greek king Dimitri

When Dimitri invaded India, his native state was snatched by his rival in the name of Aukradit. Thus it can be said that Dimitri lost his territory in winning India. Coins were issued by Dimitri with Greek inscriptions on one side and Kharoshthi inscriptions on the other. He also issued coins in Prakrit language to the public.


By Eukradit about B.C. Ruled from 165-155. In the meantime, no evidence has been found that Eukradit ruled Gujarat. But its coins have been found from many regions of Saurashtra. Which was known as "obol".


The most famous of the Indo-Greek kings was Minender. Its period is BC. 165-130 are considered. In addition to Minender winning the territories of Mathura. Minender interacting with Buddha Nagsen He tried to win Pataliputra but was opposed by Pushyamitra. Minander's capital "Sakal" i.e. present day Sialkot Punjab. Minender became very famous in India and is also known as Milind. Because he was interested in Buddhism, he summoned a monk named Nagsen to his court and learned Buddhism from him and eventually accepted Buddhism.

Minender's coin

From the dialogue between Milind and Nagsen, a book called "Milindpanho" was written. This book mentions 750 handicrafts and 60 sculptures. Its coins were minted by Minender which were found in Gujarat from South Gujarat and Saurashtra. Coins minted by Indo-Greek kings were known as "drums".

Minender's silver coin

According to Minender's silver coin, BASILEOS SOTEROS MENANDROU is inscribed in Greek on the front, meaning "King Trata Manendra". On the back of the coin is a figure of the Greek goddess Athena. And all around, in the Kharoshthi script, it is written "Mahrajas Tratras Menandras".


Apollodotus- Apaladat

Information is found that Apollodotus may be the son or relative of Minender. Apollodotus coins are found in Bharuch, Gujarat.

Coins of Apollodotus

The coins of Apollodotus are exactly like the coins of Minender. BASILEOS SOTEROS APOLLODOTOU on the front and back of the Greek language in its Prakrit language Mahrajas Rajtirjas Apaldatas on its coins The last king of this dynasty was Hermione. The Indo-Greek dynasty was ended by the Shakvansh.   


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