Prelims 302

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Indian Parliamentary Committee of 1893?
1. It was organised in London by Sir William Wedderburn.
2. Its aim was to agitate for Indian political reforms in the British Parliament.
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
Explanation :
Sir William Wedderburn organised the Indian Parliamentary Committee in London in 1893 with himself as chairman and Herbert Roberts as secretary. Hence, statement 1 is correct.
Its main aim was to raise voice against British policies in India and demand for Indian political reforms in the House of Commons (British Parliament). Hence, statement 2 is correct.