|Meeting between the old group and young group|
Event Rengasdengklok caused by a "difference of opinion between parent groups and youth groups", deals with the time to extol the proclamation of independence of Indonesia. According to the opinion of the old group, to declare independence, the Indonesian state should wait for the time given by the Japanese government, because those who have given the promise of independence. And in the opinion of the youth group, the proclamation of independence should be implemented as soon as possible by exploiting a power vacuum. From the result of differences of opinion, the youth faction of kidnapping against the old group, namely: Ir.Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta and they were both exiled in Rengasdengklok.
On 16 August 1945 in a dormitory Baperpi Cikini 74 Jakarta street, youth group held a meeting attended by Sukarni, Joseph Kunto, dr.Muwardi, and Shudanco Singgih of Paidan PETA Jakarta. This meeting made a decision to alienate Ir.Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta was out of town in order to keep them away from any influence of Japan. To avoid suspicion from the Japanese, Shudanco Singgih gain confidence to implement the plan. And the plan was such a success because it had the support of PETA soldiers from Cudanco Latif Hendraningrat so right on the 16 August 1945 at 4:30 pm, Ir.Soekarno, Mohammad Hatta and a group of youth group arrived in Rengasdengklok. The reason they bring Ir.Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta was to secure them from the precarious situation that occurred in the capital. In Rengasdengklok, finally Ir.Soekarno and Mohammad Hatta was willing to declare independence after returning to Jakarta. Meanwhile, in Jakarta going negotiations between parent groups and youth groups. Old class is represented by Ahmad Subardjo, while the younger group was represented by Wikana. From the talks have agreed that the proclamation of independence should be held in Jakarta Indonesia.
|Reading of Proclamation in Jakarta|
|Red and white flag raising in Jakarta, Indonesia|