Who of the following was/were economic critic/critics of colonialism in India?
- Dadabhai Naoroji
- G.Subramania Iyer
- R.C. Dutt
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Prelims]
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
- Dadabhao Naoroji, RC Dutt, G.V. Joshi, G. Subramaniya Iyer, G.K. Gokhale, Prithwis Chandra Ray, along with numerous other political activists and journalists, conducted a comprehensive analysis of the Indian economy.
- They scrutinized all aspects of the economy and examined colonial economic policies in great detail.
- Their analysis led them to question the nature and intention of British rule in India.
- They traced the process of colonialization of the Indian economy and concluded that it was the main hindrance to India’s economic progress.
Therefore, option (d) is the correct answer.