Politics In India Since Indepen

Book: Politics In India Since Indepen

Chapter: 7. Rise of Popular Movements

Subject: Social Science - Class 12th

Q. No. 1 of Exercises

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Which of these statements are incorrect?

The Chipko Movement

(a) was an environmental movement to prevent cutting down of trees.

(b) raised questions of ecological and economic exploitation.

(c) was a movement against alcoholism started by the women.

(d) demanded that local communities should have control over their natural resources.

(c) was a movement against alcoholism started by women.

Reason – Chipko movement was a non-violent movement protecting the tress. Villagers demanded that the forest should not be given to the outsiders and local communities should keep a check on the natural resources. The movement was against alcoholism in the southern district of Andhra Pradesh started by women is known as Anti-Arrack Movement. Women decided to put a ban on the sale of alcohol in their neighbourhood and to prevent violence.


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