UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements about VD Savarkar.                                 
    1. VD Savarkar published 'the Indian War of Independence' about the rebellion of 1857.         
    2. VD Savarkar formed Anushilan Samiti to harm Britishers and clear the path for Indian Independence.                                                                        
    3. VD Savarkar was sentenced two lifetime imprisonment to Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar islands.                                                                             
    Which of the statements given above are correct?                                        

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  2 and 3           

    C)  1 and 3

    D)  All of these      

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was a freedom fighter who considered the War of 1857 as the First War of independence. He was instrumental in the formation of Abinav Bharat. He was also associated with India House. For his association with Indian house, he was given two lifetime imprisonment of 55 years. He was sent to Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar islands. Anshilan Samiti was formed by Pulin Bihari Das which was also known as Dhaka Anushilan Samiti.

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