Consider the following statements about Tana Bhagat movement:

  1. Tana Bhagat is a tribal community mainly found in Maharashtra
  2. They opposed Gandhiji's ideologies of nonviolent resistance
  3. The movement was anti-zamindari movement

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 3 Only

First statement is incorrect because Tana Bhagats is a tribal community found in Jharkhand. Tana Bhagat movement was started in 1912 by Jatra Tana Bhagat of Chingri Navatoli village in Jharkhand. Second statement is again incorrect because Tana Bhagats are followers of Mahatma Gandhi, and believe in Ahimsa (Non-violence). Third statement is correct. The movement celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012.

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