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Which of the following personalities known as the ‘Martin Luther of India’?
1. Swami Dayanand Saraswati
2. Mahatma Gandhi
3. Balgangadhar Tilak
4. Swami Vivekananda

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Swami Dayanand Saraswati

The correct answer is Swami Dayanand Saraswati.

  • Swami Dayanand Saraswati is called ‘Martin Luther of India’.

  • In 1875, Dayanand Saraswati founded the Arya Samaj in Bombay.
  • He gave the slogan ‘Return to the Vedas’, In 1874, and he wrote a book called ‘Satyarth Prakash’.
  • Swami Ji contributed to our society by promoting equal rights for women, such as the right to education for women, reading of Indian scriptures.
  • He tried to uplift the status of untouchables people.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Known as "The Father of the Indian Unrest".
Mahatma Gandhi 9th January 1915 returned from South Africa celebrated as an "NRI Day"
Swami Vivekananda on his birthday 12th January celebrated as a "National Youth Day"

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