Q. Who among the following was the political guru of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi?

[A] Feroz Shah Mehta

[B] Gopala Krishna Gokhale

[C] Lala Lajpat Rai

[D] Sardar Vallabhai Patel

Answer: B

Explanation: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in the coastal town of Porbandar in 1869. When he returned to India in 1915 he had a record of fighting against inequalities imposed by the racist government of South Africa. Gandhi certainly wanted to be of help to forces of nationalism in India.

  • He was in touch with leaders India as he had come into contact with Congress leaders while mobilizing support for the South African Indian cause earlier.
  • Impressed by activities and ideas of Gopala Krishna Gokhale, he acknowledged him as his political Guru.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT