Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to one of many icons of India’s freedom battle Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his 100th demise anniversary, saying his mind, braveness and concept of “swaraj” proceed to encourage folks.
He additionally shared a quick video of considered one of his ”Mann ki Baat” programmes through which he had referred to Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s efforts to unite folks in opposition to the British rule.
“India bows to Lokmanya Tilak on his 100th punya tithi (demise anniversary). His mind, braveness, sense of justice and concept of Swaraj (self rule) proceed to encourage,” PM Modi tweeted.
The prime minister recalled how Bal Gangadhar Tilak evoked self-confidence amongst folks and gave the slogan ”Swaraj is our birthright and I shall have it”.