Bal Gangadhar Tilak

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-831-7

Library Price : Rs.800

Library Dollar Price : 32$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 306

Book Weight :506

About The Book

One of the tallest figures, among the first generation of modern freedom fighters. He was the most outstanding leader among the extremist congressmen. Bal Gangadhar Tilak later came to be known as "Lokmanya Tilak". He played a leading part in popularising the culture of patriotism. He stared two newspapers, The Maratha in English and The Kesari in Marathi. He was the first congress leader to suffer several terms of imprisonment. He organized the Ganapati Festival and the Shivaji Festival. A great fighter, both in political and social fields, he played an important role in the Renaissance Movement. He devoted his entire life to the service of the country. He made excellent use of his great flair for journalism to mould public opinion in favour of his political aims and objectives. Tilak left the Indian National Congress in Surat session, held in 1907 and later organized his own party of extremists, in collaboration with Lala Lajpat Rai and Bipin Chandra Pal. Tilak, while in Mandalay prison, wrote his famous book "Gita Rahasya". He also established the Home Rule League in Bombay. The British rulers called him the "Leader of the Indian Unrest" and the Indians hailed him as "the Prince of Patriots".

 

Contents :

1. An Illustrious Life
2. A Leader in the Making
3. An Eventful Career
4. Leader of Congress
5. Great Nationalist
6. Significant Speeches
7. Golden Words of Tilak
8. Tilak`s Life at a Glance
Bibliography

About The Author

Dr. M.H. Syed, prolific writer and scholar in his own right, is a specialist in educational subjects. An academic to the core, he is totally devoted to research and serious writing. Of late, he has been focusing on various matters, concerning education. He has several books to his credit. In addition to the present work, he is currently engaged in a project on "Education for All." 

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