Which among the following statements is / are correct?
1.The first political organization of the Bombay Presidency was the Bombay Association
2.The first organization in the Madras Presidency was Madras Mahajan Sabha
3.Mary Carpenter established National Indian Association on advice of Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Choose the correct option from the options given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1

The first political organization of the Bombay Presidency was the Bombay Association which was started on 26 August 1852, to vent public grievances to the British. The first organization in the Madras Presidency to vent for the rights of Indians was the Madras Native Association which was established by Gazulu Lakshminarasu Chetty in 1849. In May 1884, S. Ramaswami Mudaliar and P. Anandacharlu established the Madras Mahajana Sabha. Mary Carpenter came to India in 1866, to fulfill her long cherished desire to, after she met Raja Ram Mohan Roy in 1833. But in India, she met Keshab Chandra Sen, the leader of Brahmo Samaj, who asked her toform an organization in Britain to improve communication between British and Indian reformers. In 1870 she established National Indian Association.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module