Consider the following statements about Harijan Sevak Sangh:

  1. It is a non-profit organisation founded by Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was the first President of Harijan Sevak Sangh

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Harijan Sevak Sangh is a non-profit organisation founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1932 to eradicate untouchability in India. Prof. Sankar Kumar Sanyal is its present president. G.D. Birla was the first president of Harijan Sevak Sangh.

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