Q. Consider the following statements regarding Lahore Session of Congress in 1929:
1.The Congress declared that the objective of the Congress was the attainment of complete independence at this session.
2.In this session Congress was announced that civil disobedience would be started under the leadership of Gandhi.
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: Lahore session of the Congress has a special significance in the history of the freedom movement.

  • It was at the Lahore session that the Congress declared that the objective of the Congress was the attainment of complete independence.
  • On 31 December 1929 the tri-colour flag of freedom was hoisted at Lahore. It was also decided that 26 January would be celebrated as the Independence Day every year.
  • It was also announced that civil disobedience would be started under the leadership of Gandhi.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT