SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Consider the following statements concerned with the Indian National Army:
    1. Indian National Army was formed outside the Indian territory.
    2. Indian National Army was formed by inducting the Indian prisoners of war
    3. Women formed a part of the Indian National Army. Which one of the following alternative is correct?

    A)  1 and 2 are correct        

    B)  2 and 3 are correct

    C)  1 and 3 are correct        

    D)  1, 2 and 3 are correct

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Indian National Army (INA; Azad Hind Fauj) was an armed force formed by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia during World War II. Its aim was to secure Indian independence from British rule. It formed an alliance with Imperial Japan in the latter's campaign in the Southeast Asian theatre of WWII. The army was first formed in 1942 under Mohan Singh, by Indian PoWs of the British-Indian Army captured by Japan in the Malayan campaign and at Singapore. This first INA collapsed and was disbanded in December that year after differences between the INA leadership and the Japanese military over its role in Japan's war in Asia. It was revived under the leadership of Subhas Chandra Bose after his arrival in Southeast Asia in 1943

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