Indian History

Round Table Conferences

  • To discuss on the report of the Simon Commission and to recommend new constitutional reforms the British Government convened the Round Table Conferences in London.
  • The First Round Table Conference was held between November 1930 and January 1931. Congress bycotted it.
  • 89 delegates were attended to the first round table conference.
  • As per the Gandhi Irwin pact 1930 Gandhi attended the Second Round Table conterence.
  • Second Round Table Conference was held between September 1931 and December 1931.
  • As Gandhiji believed depressed classes to be part of the Hindus, he refused to accept separate electorates for depressed classes.
  • Third Round table conference was held between November and December of 1932.