PM Salutes Tilak and Azad on Their Birth Anniversary

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi:

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak and revolutionary Chandra Shekhar Azad, on their birth anniversary.

Saturday morning he twitted his tribute to Tilak,

Again he twitted his homage for Azad,

One of the stalwarts of India’s freedom movement, Bal Gangadhar Tilak described by British as “The Father of Indian Unrest ” was born in Ratnagiri,Maharashtra on July 23, 1856. His slogan, “Swaraj (Self Rule) is my birthright”, inspired millions of Indians.

A daring freedom fighter and a fearless revolutionary, Chandra Shekhar was born on 23 July 1906 in Bhavra, Madhya Pradesh. Involved in incidents such as Kakori Train Robbery, assembly bomb incident and the shooting of Saunders at Lahore, to avenge the killing of Lala Lajpat Rai, he was the face of revolutionary India.



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