Q. With reference to Lachit Borphukan, consider the following statements;
1.He is known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle of Saraighat that thwarted an attempt by Mughal forces to capture Assam.
2.The Lachit Borphukan gold medal is awarded to the best cadet from the National Defence Academy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] .1 only

[B] .2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: He is known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle of Saraighat that thwarted an attempt by Mughal forces to capture Assam.

Statement 2 is correct: The Lachit Borphukan gold medal is awarded to the best cadet from the National Defence Academy.

Source: General Lachit Borphukan of Ahom Kingdom

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