Lala Lajpath Rai along with Madan Mohan Malavya founded the Nationalist Party
Gandhi agreed to attend the second Round Table Conference scheduled to be held in September 1931. He demanded control over defence and foreign affairs. Hindu Mahasabha demanded federal responsibility which was opposed by Muslim League and the Princes. Ambedkar demanded separate electorates for Dalits which was opposed by Gandhi.
The Government refused to concede the basic nationalist demand of freedom on the basis of immediate grant of dominion status.