Who was the first to suggest the boycott of British goods in Bengal?

(A) Aurobindo Ghose
(B) Krishna Kumar Mitra
(C) Motilal Ghosh
(D) Satish Chandra Mukherji

Correct Answer : Krishna Kumar Mitra
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2011, UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004
Explanation : Krishna Kumar Mitra was an Indian freedom fighter, journalist, and leader of Brahmo Samaj. He was an active leader and was against the partition of Bengal (1905 to 1911). On 13 July, 1905, he founded a Nationalist Bengali weekly Magazine titled ‘Sanjibani’ and worked as its editor. As a journalist, he boldly advocated for the freedom of the press. In his opinion, manufacturing of British things should be abolished. He called for boycott of foreign goods, government officials and organisations by breaking all connections, people should mourn etc. His ideas were supported by a gathering in Bagerhut (District-Khulna) on 16 July, 1905.
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