With reference to the Eka Movement of the early 20th century, which among the following is / are correct statements?
1. It was essentially a peasant struggle
2. It was supported by Congress and Khilafat leaders
3. It originated in spontaneity and died out suddenly
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Eka Movement or Unity Movement  is a peasant movement which surfaced in Hardoi, Bahraich and Sitapur during the end of 1921. The main reason of movement was higher rent, which was generally higher than 50% of recorded rent in some areas. Oppression of thekedhars who were entrusted to collect rent and practice of share rent also contributed to this movement.

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