Who presided over the first session of All India Kishan Sabha?

(A) Swami Sahajananda
(B) Indulal Yagnik
(C) N.N. Ranga
(D) P.C. Joshi

Correct Answer : Swami Sahajananda
Question Asked : 47th BPSC (Pre) 2005
Explanation : All India Kisan Congress was founded in Lucknow in April, 1936 with Swami Sahajanand Saraswati as the President and N.G. Ranga as the general secretary. Later it was renamed All India Kisan Sabha. A Kisan manifesto was issued and started a periodical session under Indulal Yagnik. The All India Kisan Sabha organized a Bihar Kisan day on October 18, 1937, against repression done on Satyagrahis. The Bihar Kisan Sabha was founded by Swami Sahajanand Saraswati. The All India Kisan Sabha and the Congress held their second session in Faizpur in 1936. The Congress manifesto (especially the agrarian policy) for the 1937 provincial elections was strongly influenced by the All India Kisan Sabha’s agenda.
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