Q. Consider the following statements regarding “Communist Party of India (CPI)”:
1.It was formed in 1920 in Tashkent by M.N. Roy.
2.The Indian Communist Conference of 1925 at Kanpur formalized the foundation of the CPI.
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

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: The Communist Party of India (CPI) was formed in 1920 in Tashkent (now, the capital of Uzbekistan) by M.N. Roy, Abani Mukherji and others after the second Congress of Commintern. M.N. Roy was also the first to be elected to the leadership of Commintern.

In 1925, the Indian Communist Conference at Kanpur formalised the foundation of the CPI.

Source: Spectrum

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