Prelims 317

With reference to Lahore Session of Congress, 1929, consider the following statements:
1. It was decided to boycott the first Round Table conference.
2. Congress working committee was authorised to launch a programme of civil disobedience.
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 :
In Lahore session of congress 1929 complete independence was declared as the goal of congress and CWC were authorised to launch civil disobedience movement to achieve this. Also decision to boycott first RTC was taken. The Congress working committee met on January 2, 1930 and on that day it was decided that the January 26, 1930 should be observed as Poorna Swarajya Day. Hence, all options are correct.

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