Question of The Day04-09-2020

"He was known as the official ambassador of India. He was one of the founding members of the Indian National Congress. He wrote Poverty and Unbritish Rule in India to divert attention towards the drain of Indian wealth into Britain."

Which of the following great personalities is mentioned in the above-given passage?

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) Dadabhai Naoroji

Explanation :

Today is the birth anniversary of Dadabhai Naoroji. He was born on 4 September 1825 in the Bombay Presidency. 

Dadabhai Naoroji is known as the official ambassador of India. He was a great scholar and politician. He was one of the founding members of the Indian National Congress.

He served as the President of INC thrice, i.e., in 1886, 1893 and 1906. He wrote Poverty and Unbritish Rule in India to divert attention towards the drain of Indian wealth into Britain. 

He is also known as the ‘Grand Old Man of India’. He was the first one to estimate the national income of India in 1867. 

He also started an Anglo Gujarati newspaper named Rast Goftar in 1854. 

Hence, (c) is the correct answer.

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