SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    For organising which Satyagraha was Vallabhbhai Patel conferred the title of Sardar?

    A)  Kheda Satyagraha

    B)  Salt Satyagraha

    C)  Individual Satyagraha

    D)  Bardoli Satyagraha

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Bombay Government arbitrarily enhanced the land revenue assessment by 22 percent. Gandhi chose Bardoli for launching the protest movement. It consisted of very backward villages which could hardly sustain such an increase. Patel showed the ability to command the disciplined and complete obedience of 87,000 non-cooperating peasants at Bardoli. Finally, Gandhi said "Vallabhai found his Vallabh (God) in Bardoli. The title "Sardar" was awarded to Patel by Gandhi. Patel also earned the appellation of the "Lenin of Bardoli". Variously hailed as the Iron Man of India, Mahatma's Muscle Man, Lenin of Bardoli, Chanakya-cum-Bismarck and saviour and architect of New India, Sardar Patel was a robust statesman in the Gandhi-Nehru-Patel triumvirate, which was responsible for shaping India's destiny during the freedom struggle. Immediately after Independence, Patel as Deputy Prime Minister of India adroitly dealt with the bewildering problem of integrating into the Indian Union 560 odd princely states.

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