Saturday, 11 May 2013

Indian National Congress

Reading Comprehension
Indian National Congress
  Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 by a liberal English man Mr. A.O Hume. He had joined the Indian Civil Service in 1849 and retired from service after shouldering different responsibilities. He had been watching ugly law and order situations in the country quite frequently. He was of the opinion that the high handed rule of the British was paving way for an unexpected outburst of violence. His plan was to put a safety valve to minimise the mounting sentiments against the British rule. It was meant to provide an outlet which could ventilate the revolutionary spirit. Mr. Hume put his plan before Lord Duffrin.Answer the Following Questions in brief:
Q: Who founded the Indian National Congress?
Ans: Mr. A.O. Hume founded the Indian National Congress.
Q: Who was Mr. A.O. Hume?
Ans: He was a liberal Englishman and retired Indian Civil Servant.
Q: When was the Indian National Congress founded?
Ans: The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885.
Q: Why did Hume think of founding this political organization?
Ans: He thought of founding this political organization to provide an outlet which could ventilate the revolutionary spirit.
Q: With whom did he discuss his plan?
Ans: He discussed his plan with Lord Duffrin.

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