Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The Indian Statutory Commission is also known as “Simon Commission”.
2.The Congress at its annual session in Madras in 1927 resolved to boycott the commission.
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: C
Notes:

Explanation: The British were due to consider and announce another instalment of constitutional reforms some time in 1929–30.

  • In preparation, it announced the setting up of Indian Statutory commission (known as ‘Simon Commission’ after its chairman).
  • The commission had only white men as members and it was an insult to Indians.
  • The Congress at its annual session in Madras in 1927 resolved to boycott the commission.
  • The Muslim league and the Hindu Mahasabha also supported the decision.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT