In 1950 who found the servants of India society?

Servants of India Society was founded in 1915 by Gopal Krishna Gokhale. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was regarded as Mahatma Gandhi’s political guru.

About Gopal Krishna Gokhale:

  • Gopal Krishna Gokhale was born on 9 May 1866 in Kotluk village in present-day Maharashtra in a Brahmin family.
  • He was a renowned social reformer of India, Gopal Krishna Gokhale was one of the leaders of the moderate bloc of the Indian National Congress.
  • He was known to be the Mahatma Gandhi’s political mentor.
  • In 1905, he was elected president of the Indian National Congress (Benares Session).

About Servants of India Society

  • In 1905, he formed the Servants of India Society in Pune (Maharashtra) to further the expansion of education in India.
  • The Society organised mobile libraries, founded schools, and provided night classes for factory workers.
  • He also gave night classes to industrial workers.
  • He wanted Indians to receive an education that would instil in them a civic and patriotic sense of duty.

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