Q. Who among the following is/are associated with leftist ideology?
1.S A. Dange
2.M.N Roy
3.Muzaffar Ahmed
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

Explanation: Meanwhile socialist ideas and its activists also had filled some space through their work among peasants and workers.

  • The labour and peasant movements were organized by the ‘leftists. Marxism as an ideology to criticise colonialism and capitalism had gained ground.
  • It manifested itself in the organization of students and youth apart from trade unions. Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Bose contributed to the spread of leftist ideology.
  • They argued that both colonial exploitation and the internal exploitation by the emerging capitalists should be fought.
  • A group of youngsters with S A. Dange, M.N Roy, Muzaffar Ahmed along with elderly persons such as Singaravelu form Tamilnadu founded the peasants and worker’s parties.
  • The government came down heavily on the communist-socialists and the revolutionaries a series of ‘conspiracy cases’ such as Kanpur, Meerut, Kakori were booked.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT