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_______ from Indore, who was appointed as 'Sanghachalak' of Indore branch in 1940, after the demise of Dr. Hedgevar made it clear that his first loyalty was 'Bharat' and 'Congress'.
1. Golvalkar Guruji
2. Bhayyaji Dani
3. Vinayak Sitaram Sarvate
4. Dr. Munje

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Vinayak Sitaram Sarvate

The Correct answer is Vinayak Sitaram Sarvate.

  •  Born in 1884, Vinayak Sarwate (Tatya Sarwate) was a well-known nationalist, freedom fighter and the most highly esteemed political leader of Indore before independence.
  • He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1966 for his contribution to education and literature. He was also a member of the Constituent Assembly of India.
    Tatya Sarwate was the author of Samajik-Vade, the first analysis of Socialism published in 1919 in the Marathi Language. He was known as the "grand old man" of the Indore Praja Mandal and the "Gandhi of Indore". He led the Satyagraha demonstrations of 1941-47 for constitutional reform of the Holkar Government and he was co-opted into the Holkar Cabinet in 1947 as Education Minister.
  • After getting appointed as Sanghachalak in 1940 he clearly stated his allegiance towards the congress.
  • He organized the All India Child Education Conference in 1955, which was presided over by Dr Zakir Hussain, the third Prime Minister of India.
  • In 1947, he founded Bal Niketan Sangh along with his daughter, Smt. Shalini 'Tai' Moghe. Together, they initiated the first training centre for Pre-Primary school teachers. They also set up various welfare programmes for women and children.

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