Who was the founder of Satyashodhak Samaj.

Question
Who was the founder of Satyashodhak Samaj?
Options
(a) Lala Lajpat Rai
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Jyotirao Phule
(d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Answer
c
Solution
★Satyasodhak Samaj was a social reform society founded by Jyotirao Phule.
 ★It espoused a mission of education and increased social rights and political access for underprivileged groups focussed especially on women, shudras and Dakota in Maharashtra.
★Jyotirao's wife Savitribai was the head of woman's section of the society.
★The Samaj disbanded during 1930s as leaders left to join the Indian National Congress party under Mahatma Gandhi.

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