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What was the common relationship between Katherine Mayo, Aldous Huxley, Charles Andrews and William Digby?
1. They wrote commentaries on the condition of India during British rule.
2. They were supporters of the Indian National Movement.
3. They were opponents of the Indian National Movement.
4. They were friends of Mahatma Gandhi

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : They wrote commentaries on the condition of India during British rule.

The correct answer is They wrote commentaries on the condition of India during British rule.

  • The common relationship between Katherine Mayo, Aldous Huxley, William Digby, and Charles Andrews is that they wrote commentaries on the condition of India during British rule.

  • Katherine Mayo was an American researcher and historian known for her polemical book Mother India (1927).
    • Mother India: a polemical attack against Indian self-rule written by U.S. historian Katherine Mayo, was met with a storm of controversy when it was published in 1927.
  • Aldous Huxley was an English writer and philosopher.
    • He was an English novelist and critic gifted with an acute and far-ranging intelligence whose works are notable for their wit and pessimistic satire.
    • He remains best known for one novel, Brave New World (1932), a model for much dystopian science fiction.
  • Charles Andrews was a social reformer in India.
    • He was also one of the best friends of Mahatma Gandhi.
    • Gandhi Ji called him named him Deenabandhu, or "Friend of the Poor".
    • Charles Freer Andrew's experiences in India led him to advocate for Indian independence and for the rights of Indian laborers around the world.
  • William Digby was a British author and journalist.
  • William Digby was based in India during the British raj and witnessed several famines that devastated India, including a disastrous famine in Madras in the mid-1870s.
  • He blamed British policies for fueling and exacerbating the famines, agitating for humanitarian aid from Europe to India. 

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