Indian civil disobedience photojournalism

TROOPS CALLED OUT TO QUELL RIOTS IN INDIA
DURING RECENT UPRISINGS AGAINST BRITISH AUTHORITY THE TROOPS HAD TO BE CALLED OUT. THE PHOTO SHOWS A SECTION OF THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY MARCHING INTO PESHAWAR. [3 JUL 1930]
THE RIOTING IN PESHAWAR: SPLENDID BEHAVIOUR OF THE TROOPS.
ANOTHER SCENE IN PESHAWAR ON THE DAY OF THE RIOTING. IT WS TAKEN BEFORE THE MOB FORCED THE TROOPS TO FIRE AND SHOWS DETACHMENTS OF THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY (ON THE THE RIGHT) AND THE 2ND / 18TH ROYAL GARHWAL RIFLES (ON THE LEFT) HOLDING BACK THE CROWDS WHILE ARMOURED CARS WERE IN RESERVE. THE ROYAL TANK CORPS IN RYING CIRCUMSTANCES WAS HIGHLY PRAISED. THE BEHAVIOUR OF THE TWO PLATOONS OF THE GARHWAL RIFLES, HOWEVER, WAS CONSIDERED UNSATISFACTORY, AND THE BATTALION WAS SENT TO ABBOTTABAD FOR AN INQUIRY TO BE HELD. [7 JUN 1930]
INDIA WAGES FIGHT FOR COMPLETE INDEPENDENCE
SAROJINI NAIDU, LEADER OF THE SALT REBELS SINCE GANDHI'S ARREST IS CONTINUING HER FIGHT FOR INDEPENDENCE. AT THE SHIVAJI PARK DADAR, THE BOMBAY PROVINCIAL CONGRESS STAGED A DEMONSTRATION WHERE MRS NAIDU UNFURLED THE CONGRESS FLAG IN THE PRESENCE OF A LARGE GATHERING. AMONG THOSE PRESENT WERE JOHN SPIERS REPORTED TO BE A SCOTSMAN AND MISS SPOOLAR, A EUROPEAN LADY, WHO ARE SHOWN ABOVE, CENTER, DURING THE DEMONSTRATION. [27 MAY 1930]
INDIAN RIOTERS STOP TRAFFIC IN BOMBAY
TRAFFIC WAS BLOCKED IN THE HEART OF BOMBAY, INDIA, WHEN POLICE REFUSED TO LET NATIVE DEMONSTRATION PASS THROUGH STREETS. AFTER FOUR [HOURS] DELAY, WHICH AMLOST ENDED IN SERIOUS RIOT BETWEEN TROOPS AND NATIVE DEMONSTARTORS, POLICE PERMITTED PARADE TO CONTINUE. THIS PHOTO SHOWS THE CROWD OF NATIVES WHICH CLIMBED UPON THE TOPS OF THE BLOCKED STREET CARS AND JEERED THE POLICE DURING THE DEMONSTARTIONS [12 JUN 1930]
THE ADVENTURES OF GHANDI
THE MASS DEMONSTRATION AT THE CELEBRATIONS OF THE GREAT ANNIVERSARY OF MAHATMAT GHANDI, THE AGITATOR, WHICH WAS HELD ON THE TRIPBEAUO BEACH, MADRAS, ON MARCH 18TH 1923. THE PHOTO SHOWS THE CROWD ROUND THE PICTURE OF GHANDI WHICH WAS THE CENTRE OF THE DEMONSTRATION. [12 MAR 1931]
TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN THE POLICE MADE A LATHI CHARGE AGAINST DEMONSTRATORS IN KARACHI. THE LOCAL CONGRESS COMMITTEE WHICH HAD BEEN DECLARED TO BE AN UNLAWFUL ASSOCIATION HAD ORGANISED A PROCESSION THROUGH THE THOROUGHFARES OF THE CITY. THE POLICE BLOCKED THEIR PATH AND THE PROCESSIONISTS ACCORDINGLY SQUATTED ON THE GROUND AND REFUSED TO DISPERSE. PHOTO SHOWS PROCESSIONISTS OFFERING SARYAGRAPH (DISOBEDIENCE) TO THE POLICE. THE LADY DICTATOR IS SEEN STANDING OPPOSITE THE POLICE WITH THE NATIONAL FLAG IN HER HAND. [3 FEB 1931] HONOURING THE PROPHET - WITH POLICE PROTECTION
HERE IS PART OF THE CROWD OF 25,000 MOHAMMEDANS DURING THE PARADE IN CAWNPORE, INDIA, WHEN THEY CELEBRATED THE BIRTH OF THE PROPHET. IN ORDER TO PREVENT ANY RELIGIOUS DISTURBANCE, THE NATIVE POLICE WERE VERY MUCH IN EVIDENCE SO THE PARADE PASSED VERY QUIETLY. [17 SEP 1931]
GANDHI RELEASED FROM PRISON
PHOTO SHOWS ENORMOUS CROWDS THRONGING THE STREETS OF BOMBAY IN THE HOPE OF GETTING A GLIMPSE OF MR GANDHI WHEN HE VISITED THE CONGRESS HOSPITAL, IMMEDIATELY AFTER HIS RELEASE FROM PRISON. [14 FEB 1931]
TROOPS PATROL CITY IN BOMBAY TEMPLE RIOTS
NEARLY FIFTY PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND HUNDREDS WERE INJURED WHEN RELIGIOUS RIOTING BROKE OUT IN BOMBAY, INDIA, RECENTLY FOLLOWING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HINDU MEETING HALL NEXT TO A MOSLEM MOSQUE. POLICE HAD TO FIRE ON THE MOBS WHO WERE FIGHTING WITH CLUBS, BOTTLES AND STONES, IN ORDER TO RESTORE PEACE, AND SUBSEQUENTLY PROCLAIMED A CURFEW HOUR. [5 NOV 1936]
SCENE OF INDIAN SIGN BOARD RIOT
NATIVE POLICE ARE SHOWN PATROLLING THE STREETS OF CAWNPORE, INDIA, AFTER A RIOT WHICH STARTED WHEN MOSLEMS ON THEIR WAY TO THE MOSQUE IN THEIR TAZIAHS, OR HIGH DOMED CARRIAGES CONTAINING ALTARS, HAD TO MOVE OUT OF THE WAY OF A SIGN HANGING ON A TELEGRAPH POLE, BEARING THE INSCRIPTION "GHANDI'S READING ROOM". THEY REQUESTED THE HINDUS TO REMOVE OR HEIGHTEN THE SIGN, AND WHEN THEY REFUSED ONE OF THE WORST RIOTS SEEN IN THAT SECTION STARTED. [24 JUN 1931]
RIOTS IN PESHAWAR, INDIA, TROOPS CALLED OUT
DURING THE RECENT RIOTS AGAINST BRITISH AUTHORITY, THE PHOTO SHOWS MEMBERS OF THE SIKH REGIMENT WHICH WERE USED TO DISPELL THE UNRULY INDIANS. [29 AUG 1930]
TROOPS CALLED OUT TO QUELL RIOTS IN PESHAWAR, INDIA
DURING RECENT RIOTS AGAINST BRITISH AUTHORITY. THE TROOPS HAD TO BE CALLED OUT. THE PHOTO SHOWS A STREET IN PESHAWAR FILLED WITH RIOTERS AS THEY WERE HELD IN CHECK BY POLICE. [3 JUL 1930]
GHANDI FOLLOWERS RAID SALT WORKS
ALTHOUGH THEIR LEADER IS IN JAIL, THE FOLLOWERS OF MAHATMA GHANDI HAVE CONTINUED THEIR RAID ON THE SALT WORKS AS ONE OF THEIR FORMS OF ANNOYANCE TO THE OFFICIALS. THE PHOTO MADE AFTER THE "REBELS" RAID ON THE WADALA WORKS NEAR BOMBAY SHOWS SWARAJ AMBULANCE WORKERS TREATING THE INJURED FOLLOWING THE RAID. IN THE BACKGROUND (IN WHITE HELMET) A BRITISH POLICE SERGEANT STANDS. [24 JUN 1930]
TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE INJURED WHEN POLICE, ARMED WITH LONG STAVES, CHARGED NATIVE PARADERS WHO SQAUTTED ON THE GROUND AND REFUSED TO MOVE THEN THEIR PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS OF KARACHI WAS HALTED. THIS PHOTO SHOWS SOME OF THE WOUNDED ON THE GROUND AFTER THE CHARGE. PARADE WAS DEMONSTRATION PROTESTING AGAINST LOCAL CONGRESS WHICH HAD BEEN DECLARED ILLEGAL. [3 FEB 1931] DEMONSTRATORS AND POLICE COME TO BLOWS IN INDIA
POLICE IN KARACHI SHOWN CHARGING NATIVE DEMONSTRATORS WHO WERE HOLDING AN UNLAWFUL PARADE THROUGH THE CITY. WHEN POLICE REFUSED TO PERMIT CONTINUANCE OF THE PROCESSION, PARADERS SQUATTED ON THE GROUND AND POLICE USED THEIR STAVES TO MOVE THEM. TWO THOUSAND WERE INJURED. 3 FEB 1931.