Q. Who among the following was started the “The All India Kisan Congress/Sabha”?

[A] Swami Sahjanand Saraswati

[B] K.M. Munshi

[C] Lalji Naranji

[D] Maulana Azad

Answer: A

Explanation: AIKS was founded in Lucknow in April 1936 with Swami Sahjanand Saraswati as the president and N.G. Ranga as the general secretary.

  • A kisan manifesto was issued and a periodical under Indulal Yagnik started. The AIKS and the Congress held their sessions in Faizpur in 1936.
  • The Congress manifesto (especially the agrarian policy) for the 1937 provincial elections was strongly influenced by the AIKS agenda.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT