Thursday, 19 March 2015

The title Kaiser-e-Hind was given by the British Government to whom?

The title Kaiser-e-Hind was given by the British Government to whom?

Options:

A. Indira Gandhi

B. Mahatma Gandhi

C. Sardar Vallabhai Patel

D. Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer:

B. Mahatma Gandhi

Other Details:

  • The Kaisar-i-Hind Medal for Public Service in India was a medal awarded by the British monarch to civilians of any nationality who rendered distinguished service in the advancement of the interests of the British Raj.
  • Mahatma Gandhi was awarded the Kaisar-i-Hind in 1915 by The Lord Hardinge of Penshurst
  • Gandhi returned the medal in 1920 as part of the national campaign protesting the Jallianwala Bagh massacre