SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    With reference to the Swadeshi Movement during the Indian freedom struggle, which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

    A)  The theme song of the Swadeshi Movement in Bengal was Rabindranath Amar Sonar Bangla

    B)  Syed Haider Raza led the Swadeshi Movement in Delhi.

    C)  The Ganapati and Shivaji festivals became a medium for the Swadeshi Propaganda in Bengal too.

    D)  The Surat split of the Congress in 1907 weakened the Swadeshi Movement

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The formal proclamation of the Swadeshi Movement was, made on the 7th August 1905, in a meeting held at the Calcutta town hall. The day partition took effect - 16th October 1905 - was declared a day of mourning throughout Bengal. People fasted and no fires were lit at the cooking hearth. In Calcutta a strike was called. People took out processions and band after band walked barefoot, bathed in the Ganges in the morning and then paraded the streets singing Vande Mataram which almost spontaneously, became the theme song of the movement.

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