UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Consider the following statements.
    1. After Rowlatt Act Satyagraha, Gandhiji had lost faith in the capacity of the Indian people to adopt non-violent Satyagraha as a method of struggle.
    2. The wrong inflicted on Punjab was are of the major reasons for launching Rowlatt Satyagraha.
    Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither1nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Gandhiji suggested that a Satyagraha to be launched against the Rowlatt Act. A Satyagraha Sabha was formed in 1919. 6th April was fixed as the date on which Satyagraha would be launched. Gandhiji decided to suspend non-violent civil disobedience movement as he felt that the people were not yet fit for it.

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