Who was the leader of the Swadeshi Movement in Madras?

(A) Srinivas Shastri
(B) Rajagopa1achari
(C) Chidambaram Pillai
(D) Chintamani

Correct Answer : Chidambaram Pillai
Question Asked : UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2008
Explanation : The Swadeshi Movement had its genesis in the anti partition Movement which was started to oppose British decision on the partition of Bengal. The formal proclamation of the Swadeshi Movement was made on August 7, 1905, at a meeting held at the Town hall in Calcutta. In 7 August meeting, the famous Boycott resolution was passed which was first suggested by Krishna Kumar Mitra. Lokmanya Tilak led the Presidency of Mumbai and Pune, Ajit Singh and Lala Lajpat Rai in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Syed Haider Raja led the Presidency of Delhi. Chidambaram Pillai in Madras presidency.
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