SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    In which one of the following conspiracy cases in India was an Englishman named Mr. Philip Spratt tried?

    A)  Lahore Conspiracy case

    B)  Kanpur Conspiracy case

    C)  Meerut Conspiracy case

    D)  Chittagong Conspiracy case

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Meerut Conspiracy Case was a controversial court case initiated in British India in March 1929 and decided in 193 3. Several trade unionists, including three Englishmen were arrested for organizing an Indian railway strike. The main charges were that in 1921 Dange, Shaukat Usmani and Muzaffar Ahmad entered into a conspiracy to establish a branch of the Comintern in India and they were helped by various persons, including the accused Philip .Spratt and Benjamin Francis Bradley, sent to India by the Communist International.

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