Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his birth anniversary.
In a tweet, he said, Lokmanya Tilak ignited the spark of patriotism among countless Indians.
The Prime Minister said, Bal Gangadhar Tilak successfully mobilised people from all sections of society and deepened the connect between citizens and India’s glorious past. He said, Lokmanya Tilak also emphasised on education.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid his tributes to freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad on his birth anniversary.
The Prime Minister tweeted, a brave son of Bharat Mata, he sacrificed himself so that his fellow citizens get freedom from colonialism.
He said, generations of Indians are inspired by his courage