UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    Who of the following was/were economic critic/critics of colonialism in India?
    1. Dadabhai Naoroji
    2. G Subramania layer
    3. RC Dutt
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below,

    A)  Only1              

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of the above

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Exp. [d] Dadabhai Naoroji, RC Dutt, Ranade, Gokhale, G Subramania layer, were among those who grounded Indian nationalism firmly on the foundation of anti-imperialism by fashioning the world's first economic critique of colonialism, before Hobson and Lenin. Drain Theory was the core of nationalist critique of colonialism and the acknowledge high-priest of this critique was Dadabhai Naoroji who, as early as 1867, put forward the idea that Britain was drainir and bleeding India and that, too, for nothing. RC Dutt made this theme the subject of his Economic History of India. Subramania layer was known for his fiery articles with plenty v sting. Hence, option is correct

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