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