SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Who among the following was popularly known as Lokahitavadi?

    A)  Akshay Kumar Dutt     

    B)  Gopal Hari Deshmukh

    C)  Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    D)  Mahadev Govind Ranade

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Gopal Hari Deshmukh (18 February 1823 - 9 October 1892) was a social reformer from Maharashtra. At age 25, Deshmukh started writing articles aimed at social reform in Maharashtra in the weekly Prabhakar nunder the pen name Lokhitawadi. He wrote against the evils of the caste system which was strongly prevalent in India in his times, condemned harmful Hindu religious orthodoxy, and attacked the monopoly in religious matters and rituals which Brahmin priests had through a long tradition.

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