- GS-1: The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
Context: Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled a 15-foot statue of Jayaprakash Narayan or JP on his 120th birth anniversary on October 11, at the socialist icon’s birthplace, Sitab Diara village in Bihar’s Saran district.
- Leaders from across the political spectrum paid tribute to the freedom fighter and anti-Emergency campaigner.
- Who was Jayaprakash Narayan, what movement did he lead and who are the political leaders whose careers kick-started at the time? We explain.
Main Practice Question: Discuss the contributions made by Jayaprakash Narayan to pre and post independent India.
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