Prelims 319

With reference to tribal uprisings during British government in India, consider the following statements:
1. Rampa Rebellion was against new restrictive forest regulation of the British government.
2. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s ‘Anand Math’ was based on the Sanyasi Rebellion.
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 :
The Rampa rebellion of hill tribesman of Rampa in coastal Andhra Pradesh was explicitly against the atrocities of government supported mansabdars and against new restrictive forest regulation of the government.
“Anand Math” of BC Chatterjee portrays the struggle of Sanyasi rebellion. Hence, both statements are correct.