UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-10

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    The Poorna Swaraj Declaration promulgated to fight for complete self-rule independent of the British empire. Consider the following statements.
    1. The draft for the Poorna Swaraj pledge was drafted by Jawaharlal Nehru.
    2. Under the declaration, it was decided to boycott the Round Table Conference.
    3. As per the declaration, the Salt Satyagraha was initiated as the first struggle for complete independence.
    Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  Only 2 

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The Poorna Swaraj Declaration was promulgated by the Congress on 26th January, 1930 resolving the Congress and Indian nationalists to fight for Poorna Swaraj or complete self-rule independent of the British rule. The declaration was passed at the Lahore Congress end decided that 26th January, 1930 should be observed as the Poorna Swaraj Day. The draft of the pledge was drafted by Mahatma Gandhi and gave a call to the people that it was a crime against the God and man to submit to the Satanic British rule.

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