Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The National Social Conference organized at the initiative of M.G. Ranade met each year immediately after the Indian National Congress (1885) annual sessions.
2.M. G. Ranade was one of the founders of the Widow Marriage 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: C
Notes:

Explanation: The National Social Conference organized at the initiative of M.G. Ranade met each year immediately after the Indian National Congress (1885) annual sessions.

  • Justice Ranade was an erudite scholar with a keen intellect and under his able guidance the Prarthana Samaj became the active centre of a new social reformation in western India.
  • He was one of the founders of the Widow Marriage Association and was an ardent promoter of the famous Deccan Education Society.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT