Who wrote the book Poverty and Un-British Rule in India, in which he highlighted the exploitative nature of the British rule?
A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
C. Dadabhai Naoroji
D. Rabindranath Tagore
Answer by Student
The correct answer is (C) Dadabhai Naoroji .
Detailed Explanation by Teachoo
Let’s check all the options
Option (A) Mahatma Gandhi
- Mahatma Gandhi was a great leader of the Indian freedom struggle and the father of the nation. He wrote many books and articles on various topics, such as
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
, etc. So, this option is
Option (B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
- Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a social reformer and the founder of Brahmo Samaj. He wrote many books and pamphlets on religion, philosophy, education, etc., such as The Precepts of Jesus, A Gift to Monotheists, etc. So, this option is
Option (C) Dadabhai Naoroji
- Dadabhai Naoroji was an economist, politician, and educator. He wrote
Poverty and Un-British Rule in India
, in which he exposed the economic exploitation of India by the British. He also advocated for Indian self-government and national education. So, this option is
- Option (D) Rabindranath Tagore - Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, writer, and Nobel laureate. He wrote many books and poems on literature, culture, nationalism, etc., such as Gitanjali, The Home and the World, etc. So, this option is incorrect .
Thus, option (C) is correct .