Q. The pen name “Lokahitawadi” was associated with whom among the following?
Explanation: Gopalhari Deshmukh (1823-1892) was a social reformer and rationalist from Maharashtra.
- He held the post of a judge under British raj, but wrote for a weekly Prabhakar under the pen name of Lokahitawadi on social reform issues.
- He advocated a reorganisation of Indian society on rational principles and modern, humanistic, secular values. He attacked Hindu orthodoxy and supported social and religious equality.
Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT