The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has on August 1st paid tributes to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his 100th Punyatithi.
- In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “India bows to Lokmanya Tilak on his 100th Punyatithi. His intellect, courage, sense of justice and idea of Swaraj continue to inspire.”
- Shri Modi also shared a three and a half minutes video from his Twitter handle. The Prime Minister recalled how Tilak instilled confidence in the people and gave the slogan ‘Swaraj is our birthright and I will take it’.