SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Who among the following is hailed as the 'Father of local self-government' in India?

    A)  Lord Mayo       

    B)  Lord Ripon

    C)  Jawaharlal Nehru

    D)         Mahatma Gandhi

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Lord Ripon is known to have granted the Indians first taste of freedom by introducing the Local Self Government in 1882. His scheme of local self-government developed the Municipal institutions which had been moving up in the country ever since India was occupied the British Crown. He led a series of enactments in which larger powers of the Local self-government were given to the rural and urban bodies and the elective people received some wider rights.

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