Q. Which of the following statements is NOT correct about “bardoli satyagraha”?

[A] The famous bardoli taluka is located in Surat district.

[B] The movement sparked off in January 1926 when the authorities decided to increase the land revenue by 50 per cent.

[C] In February 1926, Vallabhbhai Patel was called to lead the movement.

[D] The women of Bardoli gave him the title of u201cSardaru201d.

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: The Bardoli taluqa in Surat district had witnessed intense politicisation after the coming of Gandhi on the national political scene.

  • The movement sparked off in January 1926 when the authorities decided to increase the land revenue by 30 per cent.
  • The Congress leaders were quick to protest and a Bardoli Inquiry Committee was set up to go into the issue.
  • The committee found the revenue hike to be unjustified. In February 1926, Vallabhbhai Patel was called to lead the movement.
  • The women of Bardoli gave him the title of “Sardar”.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT