Consider the following statements about Young Bengal Movement:

  1. It was started by Aurobindo Ghose
  2. The movement was influenced by French Revolution

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because the Young Bengal Movement was inspired from Henry Louis Vivian Derozio. Second statement is correct because the movement was inspired by the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity, the main objectives of French Revolution in 1789.

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