Daily Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Exam – 10 May 2021

In Today’s News:

  1. Gopala Krishna Gokhale

1. Gopala Krishna Gokhale

News Summary

Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tribute to great freedom fighter Gopal Krishna Gokhale on his Jayanti.

Prelims GS – History

Gopala Krishna Gokhale:
  • Gopala Krishna Gokhale was born on 9th May 1866 in Maharashtra.
  • Gopala Krishna Gokhale founded the Servants of India Society in 1905.
  • Gokhale favored decentralization.
  • Gokhale became the Congress President in Benares Session in 1905.
  • Hitavada was a newspaper started by Gokhale.
  • Mahatma Gandhi considered Gokhale as his political guru.
  • Gopala Krishna Gokhale also played important role in bringing the Minto Morley Reforms of 1909.



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