Which of the following statements about the Mahar movement are true?
(i) Mahars were the untouchables of Maharashtra.
(ii) In the late 19th century they organised themselves for the first time under
Gopal Baba Walangkar, and demanded more jobs in the army and other
government services.
(iii) From the 1920’s they developed an autonomous movement under Dr B R
Ambedkar, their first graduate.
(iv) They held their first political conference in 1927.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) i, iii and iv
(d) All of them
Which of the following were the demands of the Mahars?
(i) Right to use tanks and enter temples.
(ii) Abolition of the mahar watan or traditional services to village chiefs.
(iii) Grant of revenue-free lands to its members by the government.
(iv) Separate representation in the Legislative councils.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) i, ii and iv
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) All of them
Match List I with List II and select the answer from the codes given below:
      List I                                                  List II
      (i) Nadar Mahajan Sangam                                (A) 1891
      (ii) Jati Nirdharani Sabha                              (B) 1897
      (iii) Malayali Memorial                                 (C) 1906
      (iv) Vokkaliga Sabha                                    (D) 1910
                                                              (E) 1912
(a) i-C, ii-D, iii-B, iv-E
(b) i-A, ii-E, iii-D, iv-B
(c) i-D, ii-B, iii-A, iv-C
(d) i-E, ii-A, iii-C, iv-D