Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Hindustan Republican Association was founded by a group of people amongst Congress after the success of Civil disobedience of Movement in order to act as an advisory to the Congress Working Committee.
2.The Karakori conspiracy was one of the major incidents taken by the leaders of Hindustan Republican Association.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. The HRA was founded by a group of young men who were disillusioned by Gandhi’s tactics and what they felt was zealous preaching of “non-violence.” It was formed on the backdrop of Non – Cooperation Movement when Gandhiji called off the movement due to the Chauri Chaura incident.

Statement 2 is correct. The Karakori conspiracy was one of the major incidents taken by the leaders of Hindustan Republican Association.

Source: The Indian Express