On 3 June 1947, Lord Mountbatten was asked when India would become independent. For many years Indians were fighting for complete freedom from the British and were looking for a concrete answer, not another vague statement. Lord Mountbatten was sent to India to transfer the power to local leaders but he was not prepared with a clear deadline. The first date that came into his mind was the date Japanese surrendered to Allies two years ago on 15 August 1945. He made up the deadline on the fly for India’s Independence: 15 August 1947. It took less than 3 months to create a new country out of the crown jewel of British Empire and divide a subcontinent.
The question is does India want to see this movement turn ugly? The question is when will India learn to solve its issues without having to convert every movement into a violent one?