Indian History

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak belonged to Maharashtra.
  • He was born in 1856. He had the title of "Lokamanya".
  • He was called as "Father of Indian Unrest".
  • He declared that the "Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it".
  • He had run two journals called "Maratha" in English and "Kesari" in Marathi and spread the natinalism among the people.
  • He wrote two books called "Arctic Home of Aryans" and "Gita Rahasyam".
  • He celebrated Shivaji and Ganapathi festivals to bring unity among the Hindus.