Which among the following organizations were founded by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya? 1. Banaras Hindu University 2. Pragya Hindu Samaj 3. Hindu Mahasabha 4. Bharat Dharma Mahamandal Chose the correct answer from the codes given below: [A]Only 1 & 2 [B]Only 2 & 4 [C]Only 1 & 3 [D]1, 2, 3 & 4
Only 1 & 3
The Hindu Mahasabha was founded in 1914 in Amritsar and established its headquarters in Haridwar. Amongst its early leaders was the prominent nationalist and educationalist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, who founded the Benaras Hindu University, and the Punjabi populist Lala Lajpat Rai. Banaras Hindu University was established in 1915. Malviya was instrumental in the coming together of Hindu Mahasabha and Arya Samaj in 1923 to make common cause on issues like cow slaughter and reconversion. He was also closely associated with bodies like Pragya Hindu Samaj, Bharat Dharma Mahamandal and Sanatana Dharma Mahasabha.