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Who among the following was not associated with the Home Rule Movement?

 Who among the following was not associated with the Home Rule Movement?

a) Annie Besant

b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

c) M A Jinnah

d) Maulana Azad

Answer. d) Maulana Azad

About the Home Rule Movement (1916 to 1918):

The home rule movement aimed to gain home rule (Self-rule) or a dominion status for India under the British Empire along the lines of countries like Canada and Australia.

The home rule movement was started by Bal Gangadhar Tilak in Pune, Maharashtra in 1916. "Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it" is a famous quote made by Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Annie Besant also started the Home Rule Movement in 1916 in Madras ( Chennai).

The home rule movement was joined by prominent leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Motilal Nehru, Madan Mohan Malviya, Chitranjan Das, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, and Lala Lajpat Rai.

Maulana Azad was not associated with the Home Rule Movement.

About Annie Besant:

Annie Besant ( 1847 to 1933) was a British socialist who participated in the freedom struggle in India.

She started the home rule movement in Madras in 1916.

She became the first woman president of the Indian National Congress ( INC) in 1917 at Calcutta session.

She also joined the theological society. The Theosophical Society was founded by Madam Blavatsky and Henry Steel Olcott in the United States. The main aim of the Theosophical Society was to do a comparative study of various religions, philosophies, and science.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah:

In 1916, Jinnah played an important role in the Lucknow pact and showed unity in Hindu and Muslim. That is why Sarojini Naidu said that Muhammad Ali Jinnah is the Ambassador of Hindu Muslim Unity of India.

Jinnah's aim was to safeguard the interests of Muslims and gave 14 points demand in 1929. 

1940 Lahore session of the Muslim League passed the Pakistan resolution. PAKISTAN refers to Punjab, Kashmir, Sindh, and Baluchistan.

Pakistan (originally PAKSTAN) word was coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali, not Ali Jinnah.

In 1944, The two-nation theory was adopted and promoted by Muhammad Ali Jinnah and became the basis of the Pakistan Movement.

About the Bal Gangadhar Tilak:

Maratha ( English) and Keshari ( Marathi) are two important magazines published by Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

"Gita Rahasya" is famous book of Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

He died on 1 August 1920. 

Bal Gangadhar Tilak joined Congress in 1890 but never became President of Indian National Congress. 

About Abdul Kalam Azad:

Abdul Kalam Azad was the youngest president of the Indian National Congress in 1923, he was 35 years old.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was the longest-serving President of Congress( 1923, 1940-1946) before the independence of India.

"Al-Hilal" is a newspaper published by Abdul Kalam Azad in 1912.

The book "India Wins Freedom" was written by Abdul Kalam Azad.

He was the first education minister of the independence of India ( 1947 to 1958). 

11 November is celebrated as National Education Day. This is a day dedicated to the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

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