Q. 44.2( 38 Votes )

State whether true or false:

a. At independence the majority of Indians lived in villages.

b. The constituent Assembly was made up of members of the Congress Party.

c. In the first national election, only men were allowed to vote.

d. The Second Five Years Plan focused on the development of heavy industry.

Answer :

(a) True - At independence the majority of Indians lived in villages and farming was the main occupation of the native Indians

(b) False- The Constituent Assembly, consisting of indirectly elected representatives, including the now-separate countries of Pakistan and Bangladesh. It existed for almost three years, the first parliament of India after independence in 1947.

(c) False - Indian National Congress was supportive of universal adult franchise, and thus all adult women received voting rights with Independence.

(d) True - The Second Plan was particularly in the development of the public sector and "rapid Industrialization".

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