SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Who among the following founded a national paper, a national school and a national gymnasium and made the word "national" popular in the latter half of the 19th century?

    A)  Jyotindranath Tagore    

    B)  Rajnarayan Bose

    C)  Nabagopal Mitra

    D)         Satyendranath Tagore

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Nabagopal Mitra (1840-1894) was an Indian playwright, poet, essayist, patriot and one of the rounding fathers of Hindu nationalism. Along with Rishi Rajnarayan Basu he founded the Hindu Mela, the pioneer institution behind the genesis of Hindu nationalism. Mitra also founded National Press, National Paper, National Society, National School, National Theatre, National Store, National Gymnasium and National Circus, earning him the sobriquet ?National Mitra?.

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