|With Reference to Guru Amardas, consider the following statements:|
|(i) He disapproved Sati|
|(ii) He divided the empire into 24 Manjis or Parishads|
|(iii) He is the founder of Gurumukhi script. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?|
A) i and ii only
B) i and iii only
C) ii only
D) i, ii and iii
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] Guru Amardas (1552-1574); Born in 1479 and he disapproved Sati; He built at Gowindwal, a Baoli or large oblong tank; He sent 22 of his chosen disciples to visit different parts of the country and spread the religion of Nanak by preaching and discussing with the people. He divided the empire into 24 Manjis or Parishads. Langar started by Guru Nanak was popularized and strengthened by him. He died in Gowindwal on 14th May, 1574. Gurumukhi script was founded by Guru Angad.
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