Q. Who among the following said, “imperialism and militarism are the twin children of capitalism”?

[A] Subramaniya Siva

[B] Chidambaram Pillai

[C] Lala Lajpat Rai

[D] Dewan Chaman Lal

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: The All-India Trade Union Congress was founded on October 31, 1920.

  • The Indian National Congress president for the year, Lala Lajpat Rai, was elected as the first president of AITUC and Dewan Chaman Lal as the first general secretary.
  • Lajpat Rai was the first to link capitalism with imperialism— “imperialism and militarism are the twin children of capitalism”.

Source: Spectrum

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