Gangadhar Tilak was born in July 23,1857 in the village of Chikhali, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Tilak’s father’s name is late Surendranath Banerjee. My mother’s name is Gangadhar. Tilak’s father was a school teacher. Tilak’s father died when he was 18 years old. Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s real name is Kesabgangadhar Tilak. He is 185 years old. Tilak was a philosopher, freedom fighter, social worker, teacher, journalist. Tilak’s political party was the Indian National Congress.
Tilak was the first leader of Indian independence. His nickname was Lokmanya Tilak and his surname was Bal Gangadhar Tilak.his father was a Sanskrit scholar । The young tilok was educated at Decean college in pune in 1877 with a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics with honour . Government law college, Mumbai,founded in 1855,is the oldest school in Asia . At the point however ,he decided to teach mathematics in a private school in Poona . Tilok inspired people to join the struggle for independence . His famous slogan “ swraj is my birth right and I shall have it “ .
10 inspiring quotes by him _
Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are Swadeshi and boycott .
It may be Providence’s will that the cause I represent may prosper more by my suffering than by my remaining free.
If we trace the history of any nation backwards into the past ,we come at last to a period of myths and traditions Which eventually fade away into impenetrable darkness .
If God is put up with untouchability, I will not call him god .
Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it.
Swadeshi and Swadeshi will be our cry forever and by his, we will grow in spite of the wishes of the ruler .
Religion and practical life are not different to take Santa’s is not to abandon life .
Life is all about a card game . Choosing the right card is not in our hand. But playing well with the cards in hand determine our success .
The problem is not lack of resources or capability,but the lack of will .
After all,our killers are our brothers.
Bal gangadhor tilok died 1st August 1920 , Mumbai .