Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to one of many icons of India’s freedom wrestle 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 short video of certainly one of his ”Mann ki Baat” programmes by which 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 (death anniversary). His intellect, courage, sense of justice and idea of Swaraj (self rule) continue to inspire,” 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”.