SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

  • question_answer
    Rabindranath Tagore gave up his Knighthood because of

    A)  Jallianwalla Bagh tragedy

    B)  Brutal suppression of Civil Disobedience Movement

    C)  Execution of Bhagat Singh

    D)  Chauri Chaura incident

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Tagore renounced his knighthood in response to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919. In the repudiation letter to the Viceroy, Lord Chelmsford, he wrote ?The time has come when badges of honour make our shame glaring in the incongruous context of humiliation, and I for my part, wish to stand, shorn, of all special distinctions, by the side of those of my countrymen who, for their so called insignificance, are liable to suffer degradation not fit for human beings."

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