Consider the following statements about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:
1. He was born in the princely state of Kathiawar in Gujarat in 1869.
2. He founded Natal Indian Congress in 1905.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
Correct Answer : a ) 1 onlyExplanation :
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in the princely state of Kathiawar in Gujarat on 2 October 1869. He went to South Africa in 1893 in relation to a case of his client “Dada Abdullah”. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across India. This year will mark 152nd birth anniversary of Father of Nation. The United Nations observe Gandhi Jayanti as 'International Day of Non-Violence' every year.
To fight discrimination against Indians in South Africa, he founded Natal Indian Congress in 1894. He also started a paper “Indian Opinion”.
So, statement 1 is correct and statement 2 is incorrect.
Hence, option A is correct.
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