SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Who founded the Paramhansa Sabha in Poona in 1849?

    A)  Bal Shastri Jambhekar

    B)  Mahadev Govind Ranade

    C)  Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi

    D)  Dadoba Pandurang Tarkhedkar

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The immediate predecessor of the Prarthana Samaj in Bombay was the Paramahamsa Sabha, a secret society formed in 1849 for discussion, the singing of hymns, and the sharing of a communal meal prepared by a low-caste cook. It was started by Dadoba Panderung and group of his friends in 1849. Dadoba Panderung assumed leadership of this organisation after he left Manav Dharma Sabha. He outlined his principles in Dharma Vivechan in 1848. It was the first socio-religious organization of Maharashtra.

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