05 August, 2020
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Anniversary of Lokmanya Tilak: 100th
GS-Paper-1 History personality (PT-MAINS)
Recently, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) conducted the webinar to observe 100th death anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak on the 1st August , 2020.
Background: Born on 23rd July 1856 in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Lawyer by profession and also known as Lokmanya Tilak.
Gave the slogan of “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it!” during Indian struggle for independence. He died on 1st August 1920.
Contribution to Indian Struggle for Independence:
Relevance of the Tilak’s Ideas in Present Time
Indian Council for Cultural Relations
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