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Correct Option is It was a popular corp of volunteers in Punjab

Corps of Volunteers or samitis became a major form of mass mobilization during the Swadeshi Movement. It was set up by Ashwini Kumar Dutt. Dutt was able to generate an unparalled mass following among the predominantly Muslim Peasantry of the region. The Samitis took the Swadeshi Message to the villages through magic lantern lectures and Swadeshi Songs, gave physical and moral training to the members, did social work during famines and epidemics, organised schools, training in Swadeshi craft and arbitration courts. By 1906 August, the Barisal Samiti reportedly settled 523 disputes through 89 arbitration committee's.Though the samiti stuck their deepest root in Barisal, they had expanded to other parts of Bengal as well.

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