Who among the following were the founders of the “Hind Mazdoor Sabha” established in 1948?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2018 Prelims]
(a) B. Krishna Pillai, E.M.S. Namboodiripad and K.C. George
(b) Jayaprakash Narayan, Deen Dayal Upadhyay and M.N. Roy
(c) C.P. Ramaswamy Iyer, K. Kamaraj and Veeresalingam Pantulu
(d) Ashok Mehta, T.S. Ramanujam and G.G. Mehta
- The Hind Mazdoor Sabha is a national trade union center in India that was founded on December 24, 1948.
- It was started by a group of independent unionists who were followers of the Socialist and Forward Bloc parties.
- Its founders included Basawan Singh (Sinha), Ashok Mehta, and several others.
- The HMS was created by merging two other unions, the Indian Federation of Labour and the Socialist Hind Mazdoor Panchayat.
- The HMS works to protect the rights of workers in India.
Therefore, option (d) is the correct answer.