Q. Which of the following statement/s is/are about Dadabhai Naoroji?
1.He was elected to the British Parliament.
2.He founded the India Society and the East India Association in London.
3.He was elected thrice as the President of the Indian National Congress.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: Dadabhai Naoroji, known as the ‘Grand Old Man of Indian Nationalism’, was a prominent early nationalist.

  • He was elected to the Bombay Municipal Corporation and Town Council during the 1870s.
  • Elected to the British Parliament in 1892, he founded the India Society (1865) and the East India Association (1866) in London. He was elected thrice as the President of the INC.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT