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Against which of the following forms of discrimination did Mahatma Gandhi launch a satyagraha in South Africa?

A. racism

B. sexism

C. ageism

D. casteism



So, the correct answer is (A): racism 



  • Gandhiji was distressed by the racial injustice and discrimination that Indians faced in South Africa.
  • In 1907 , he started satyagraha against racism and discrimination faced by non- white people.
  • He was leading the workers from Newcastle to Transvaal . When the marchers were stopped and Gandhi ji arested .
  • Thousands of more workers joined the satyagraha against the racist laws that denied the rights to non whites in South Africa.

Thus, option (A): racism is correct.

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