Which of the following statements is NOT true about the First Round Table Conference?

Question: Which of the following statements is not true about the first round table conference?

A    It was held in London in 1930

B   The conference aimed to discuss constitutional reforms for India

C   Mahatma Gandhi represented the Indian National Congress at the conference

D  The discussions at the conference resulted in the Government of India Act 1935

Answer:   Mahatma Gandhi represented the Indian National Congress at the conference

 

Aspect Description
Year ·        1930 to 1931
Location ·        London, United Kingdom
Purpose ·        To discuss constitutional reforms for India and address the political situation.
Participants ·        British government officials, including the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

·        Representatives from various Indian political parties and communities.

Representatives ·        Allama Iqbal (All-India Muslim League)

·        M.R. Jayakar (Justice Party)

·        Tej Bahadur Sapru (Liberal Party)

·        B.R. Ambedkar (Scheduled Castes Federation)

Indian National Congress ·        The Indian National Congress, under Mahatma Gandhi’s leadership, boycotted the conference.
Outcomes ·        Discussions on constitutional reforms and self-governance in India.

·        The idea of separate electorates for minorities was debated.

·        No concrete agreement was reached, but it set the stage for further discussions.

Subsequent Events ·        The Government of India Act 1935 was eventually passed, introducing provincial autonomy and significant reforms.
Significance ·        The conferences played a role in shaping the future of constitutional development in India.

·        Demonstrated the complexity of finding a consensus among diverse Indian groups and the British government.