Gandhiji’s first major struggle in the country was staged on the soil of Champaran district in Bihar in 1917 in connection with indigo plantation. Who was largely instrumental in persuading Gandhiji to visit Champaran and lead the struggle over there?

Answer: [B] Raj Kumar Shukla

Raj Kumar Shukla met Mahatma Gandhi to make him aware of the plight of the cultivators in Champaran and persuaded him to come there. He was basically a money lender.

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