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Many Faces of Untouchability

Many Faces of Untouchability S D Kulkarni TlLAK once publicly declared that he would denounce even God if He accepted untouchability. Gandhi was also equally emphatic and wrote "Swaraj is as unattainable without the removal of the sin of untouchability as it is without Hindu-Muslim Unity". The Constitution of India abolishes untouchability and forbids its practice in any form. The enforcement of any disability arising out of "untouchability" is made an offence punishable in accordance with law (Article 17). In pursuance of this objective, Parliament passed the Untouchability (Offences)

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