The Direct Action Day on August 19, 1946 was Observed by the
The Direct Action Day on August 19 1946, was observed by the Muslim League. Muslim League was a political party in the period of British India. It was founded on 30 December 1906 and the founder of All-India Muslim League were Khwaja Salimullah, Vikar-ul-Mulk, Aga khan lll Nawab Mohsin-Ul-Mulk, Syed Amir Ali, Sir Mian Muhammed Shafi and Presiding by the Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
The Direct Action Day is also known as the The Week of the Long Knives. The ‘Direct Action’ was announced by the Muslim League Council to show the strength of Muslim feeling both to British and Congress. At that time Muslim league and the Indian National Congress were two largest political parties in the Constituent Assembly of India. A million Sikhs and Hindus were murdered in cold blood at the hands of Muslims during that time.