Who said that “H God were to tolerate untouchability, I would not recognize him as God at all”

(A) BR Ambedkar
(B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

Correct Answer : Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Question Asked : UPPCS (Spl) (Mains) 2004
Explanation : In 1918, at Lonavala District Conference, Tilak had a discussion on the problem of untouchability with Y.R. Shinde who established the Depressed Class Mission (October 18, 1906). Tilak agreed to offer his cooperation in his way. The first depressed classes conference was held in Bombay near French Bridge, on 24th and 25th March, 1918. While addressing the conference, Tilak declared that untouchability should go. He said that all Indians are children of the same motherland. There could be no spiritual and moral defence of untouchability. He said in thundering words: “If God were to tolerate untouchability, I would not recognize him as God at all.”
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