Q. Who among the following founded the Social Service League?

[A] Gopal Krishna Gokhale

[B] Narayan Malhar Joshi

[C] M.G. Ranade

[D] Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Answer: B

Explanation: A follower of Gokhale, Narayan Malhar Joshi founded the Social Service League in Bombay with an aim to secure for the masses better and reasonable conditions of life and work.

  • They organized many schools, libraries, reading rooms, day nurseries and cooperative societies.
  • Their activities also included police court agents’ work, legal aid and advice to the poor and illiterate, excursions for slum dwellers, facilities for gymnasia and theatrical performances, sanitary work, medical relief and boys’ clubs and scout corps.

Source: Spectrum Modern India