In 1920, which of the following changed its name to “Swarajya Sabha”?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2018 Prelims]
(a) All India Home Rule League
(b) Hindu Mahasabha
(c) South Indian Liberal Federation
(d) The Servants of India Society
The Home Rule movement aimed to achieve self-government and was initiated by Tilak in April 1916 in Maharashtra and Karnataka, while Annie Besant started it in September 1916 in Madras and spread it across India; it ended in 1920 when Mahatma Gandhi was elected as its President and merged with the Indian National Congress, after which it was renamed the Swarajya Sabha.
Therefore, option (a) is the correct answer.