LORD IRWIN, 1926-31

His rule was marked by a period of great political turmoil.

The exclusion of Indians from the Simon Commission examining the country’s readiness for self-government provoked serious violence.

Incidents included protests against the Simon Commission Report;

the Nehru Report

the All-Parties Conference

the Muslim League leader Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s 14 points

the Civil Disobedience Movement launched by the Indian National Congress under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi

the Round Table Conferences