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The quit India movement of 1942 started in Madhya Pradesh from
1. Vidisha
2. Mandu
3. Mhow
4. Jabalpur

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Vidisha

The correct answer is Vidisha.

  • The Quit India movement of 1942 begun in Madhya Pradesh from Vidisha.
  • Vidisha is a city in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • It is situated 62.5 km northeast of the state capital, Bhopal.
  • The name "Vidisha" is obtained from the nearby river "Bais", mentioned in the Puranas.
  • After India's independence in 1947, the prior princely state of Gwalior became part of Madhya Bharat state, which was formed in 1948.

  • The Quit India Movement which was also known as the August Movement was an agitation launched at the Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi on 9 August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end to British rule in India.
  • Gandhi made a call to Do or Die in his Quit India speech delivered in Bombay on 8 August 1942 at the Gowalia Tank Maidan.
  • The All-India Congress Committee launched a mass counteraction demanding what Gandhi called "An Orderly British Withdrawal" from India.

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