|Consider the following statements: B.R. Ambedkar was the crusader in the cause of uplift of the lower castes:|
|1. In Bombay he started an organization called 'Bahiskrit Hitkarni Sabha' for the moral and material upliftment of the untouchables|
|2. He demanded separate electorates for the untouchables|
|3. In 1942, he founded the Scheduled Caste Federation as an all India party|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 1 and 2 only
B) 1 and 3 only
C) 1, 2 and 3
D) None of these
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] In 1942, Ambedkar started an organization in Bombay called 'Bahiskrit Hitkarni Sabha' for the moral and material upliftment of the untouchables. He resorted to methods of agitation and launched Satyagraha to establish civil rights of the Untouchables to enter the Hindu temples and draw water from public wells. In 1930, Ambedkar entered the national political scene. He demanded separate electorates for the untouchables. In 1942, he founded the Scheduled Caste Federation as an all India party. On the eve of independence, Ambedkar was nominated by the Congress Party as a member of the Constituent Assembly.
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