Prelims 232

Match the following pairs:
List 1 List 2
I. Theosophical Society                  1. Dadabhai Naroji
J. London India Society                  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
K. Servants of India Society          3. Annie Besant
L. Servants of people Society      4. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A.
I-1, J-2, K-3, L-4
B.
I-3, J-2, K-4, L-1
C.
I-3, J-1, K-4, L-2
D.
I-4, J-3, K-2, L-1
Explanation :
The Theosophical Society was an organization formed in 1875 by Helena Blavatsky to advance Theosophy. Its headquarters moved with Blavatsky and President Henry Steel Olcott from New York to Adyar, an area of Chennai, in 1886. Annie Besant became a member of the Theosophical Society and a prominent lecturer on the subject. In 1907 she became president of the Theosophical Society.
The London India Society was an organisation founded in London in March 1865 under the leadership of DadabhaiNaoroji and W.C. Bonnerjee in London. The purpose of the organisation was to promote awareness of the rising Indian social and political aspirations in England, and to raise the profile of India related matters amongst British public.
The Servants of India Society was formed in Pune, Maharashtra, in 1905 by Gopal Krishna Gokhale. The Society organized many campaigns to promote education, sanitation, health care and fight the social evils of untouchability and discrimination, alcoholism, poverty, oppression of women and domestic abuse. The publication of The Hitavada, the organ of the Society in English from Nagpur commenced in 1911.
Servants of the People Society is a non-profit social service organization founded by LalaLajpat Rai. The society is devoted to enlist and train national missionaries for the service of the motherland.

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