This famous social reformer and disciple of Mahatma Gandhi was the founder of which of these movements?
- A) White Revolution
- B) Chipko Movement
- C) Green Revolution
- D) Bhoodan Movement
Correct Answer is Bhoodan Movement.
The famous social reformer Vinoba Bhave and disciple of Mahatma Gandhi was the founder Bhoodan Movement. Vinayak Narahari “Vinoba” Bhave was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights. Often called Acharya, he is best known for the Bhoodan Movement.
In April 1951, Mahatma Gandhi’s student Vinoba Bhave founded the Bhoodan Movement. The campaign, which began spontaneously at an evening meeting in an Andhra Pradesh village, saw landowners transfer land to the landless.
Vinoba Bhave, a Hindu leader, led the Bhoodan movement, a non-governmental land reform campaign. The idea was to persuade affluent landowners to contribute a sixth of their land to Bhave, who would hold it as trustee and transfer it to the poor who were landless.
Answer 1: Swami Dayanand Saraswati
Answer 2: Bachpan Bachao Andolan
Answer 3: Bhoodan Movement
Answer 4: All of these
Answer 5: Maharashtra