Dr. Rajendra Prasad was arrested on 9th August, 1942 and was sent to

(A) Camp Jail
(B) Hazaribagjail
(C) Bhagalpur Jail
(D) Bankipur Jail

Correct Answer : Bankipur Jail
Question Asked : 48th to 52nd BPSC (Pre) 2008, 43rd BPSC (Pre) 1999
Explanation : On August 9, 1942 Gandhi and other main leader, of Congress were arrested. Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu were kept in Aga Khan Palace at Pune and the other members of Congress Working Committee ( Nehru, Abul Kalam Azad, Govind Vallabh Pant, Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramaiyya, Dr. Saiyyad Mahmood, Acharya Kriplani) were kept in the fort of Ahmednagar. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, a member of Congress Working Committee, was not in Bombay thus he was arrested in Patna under Bharat Security Rules and put in custody till 15th June, 1945 and sent to Patna (Bankipur) jail.
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