Consider the following pairs:

PartyIts Leader
1. Bharatiya Jana SanghDr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
2. Socialist PartyC. Rajagopalachari
3. Congress for DemocracyJagjivan Ram
4. Swatantra PartyAcharya Narendra Dev

How many of the above are correctly matched?

(a) Only one
(b) Only two
(c) Only three
(d) All four

Correct Answer: (b) Only two


  • Pair 1: Bharatiya Jana Sangh – Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
    • Correct: Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1951 as the political wing of the RSS.
  • Pair 2: Socialist Party – C. Rajagopalachari
    • Incorrect: C. Rajagopalachari was the founder of the Swatantra Party, not the Socialist Party. The Socialist Party was associated with leaders like Jai Prakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia.
  • Pair 3: Congress for Democracy – Jagjivan Ram
    • Correct: Jagjivan Ram was indeed a leader of the Congress for Democracy, a party he founded in 1977.
  • Pair 4: Swatantra Party – Acharya Narendra Dev
    • Incorrect: The Swatantra Party was founded by C. Rajagopalachari in 1959. Acharya Narendra Dev was associated with the Congress Socialist Party.

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  • Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS)
    • Founded in 1951 by Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.
    • Political wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
    • Advocated for rebuilding India in accordance with Hindu culture.
  • Socialist Party
    • Founded by Jai Prakash NarayanRam Manohar Lohia, and Acharya Narendra Deva in 1934.
    • Aimed for Independence and Socialism.
    • Became defunct in 1948.
  • Congress for Democracy
    • Founded by Jagjivan Ram in 1977.
    • Formed as a breakaway faction from the Indian National Congress.
  • Swatantra Party
    • Founded by C. Rajagopalachari in 1959.
    • Advocated for free-market policies and opposed the socialist policies of the Indian National Congress.

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