Satya Shodhak Samaj organized
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(a) a movement for upliftment of tribals in Bihar.
(b) a temple-entry movement in Gujarat.
(c) an anti-caste movement in Maharashtra.
(d) a peasant movement in Punjab.
- The Satya Shodhak Samaj, established on September 24, 1873, in Pune, Maharashtra, was an anti-caste movement initiated by Jyotirao Phule.
- The primary objective of this movement was to emancipate the so-called ‘lower castes’ from the unjust treatment and subjugation they faced.
Therefore, option (c) is the correct answer.