SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

  • question_answer
    Who among the following also launched a Home rule Movement in India, apart from Annie Besant?

    A)  Arubindo Ghosh

    B)  Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    C)  Gopal Krishna Gokhale

    D)  Madan Mohan Malviya

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] In 1916, two Home Rule Movements were launched in the country: one under the leadership of Bal Gangadhar Tilak and the other under Annie Besant. Tilak setup the Home Rule League at the Bombay Provincial conference held at Belgaum in April 1916. The Tilak's League who was to work in Maharashtra (including Bombay city), Karnataka, the central Provinces and Berar. Tilak's League was organised into six branches. Tilak popularised the demand for Home Rule through his lectures. He said:" India was like a son who had grown up and attend the majority. It wasn't right now that the trustee or the father should give him what was his due. The people of India must get this affected. They have a right to do so. "The objectives of the Home Rule League were: Establishment of self-government for India in British Empire and Working for national education and social and political reforms. The Home Rule movement created public opinion in favour of Home Rule through public meetings, discussions, reading rooms, propaganda, newspapers and pamphlets.

You need to login to perform this action.
You will be redirected in 3 sec spinner