Q. Who among the following was toured the whole country mobilizing public opinion in support of the Indians in South Africa against “Transvaal Immigration Act”?

[A] Subhash Chandra Bose

[B] Gopala Krishna Gokhale

[C] M k Gandhi

[D] Sardar Vallabhai patel

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: The Indians protested the Transvaal Immigration Act, by illegally migrating from Natal into Transvaal.

  • The government held these Indians in jails. Miners and plantation workers went on a lightning strike.
  • In India, Gokhale toured the whole country mobilizing public opinion in support of the Indians in South Africa.
  • Even the viceroy, Lord Hardinge, condemned the repression and called for an impartial enquiry.

Source: Spectrum

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