the 1937 elections
- Muslim leage and Congress was faced with an immediate dilemma weather they should participate in the elections or not
- Not participating would mean they be consistant with their rejection of the congress
-But the election were going ahead anyway who know what the extremist group would achieve.
-A total boycott woulde would cut them off from the government.
-to participate might give them the oppertunity to work within the system to create change
-Both congress and muslim decided to take part
how did congress effected
- The party gained overall control of the united and central provinces; bombay, madras, orissa
- Became the largest party in in Assam and North - West frontier province