Consider the following statements about the Tebhaga Peasant Movement:

  1. The movement was an independence campaign initiated by the Gujarat Kisan Sabha
  2. The demand of the movement was to uproot of Zamindari system and the end of serfdom

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because the Tebhaga movement was an independence campaign initiated in Bengal by the Kisan Sabha in 1946-47. Second statement is again incorrect because the demand of the movement was to reduce the share given to landlords from one-half of the crop to one-third.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module