Essay Writing on BAL GANGADHAR TILAK

English_Master April 1, 2016 No Comments
BAL GANGADHAR TILAK “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it” was the clarion call given by Tilak in 1907 at the Surat Congress session. He was born just one year before the first war of Independence in India in 1857 and four years before Abraham Lincoln took oath as the President of USA when the political situation in that country was very unstable. So was it in India after the partition of Bengal in 1905. As Tilak grew young his life was influenced by all these happenings in his country as well as in the west specially USA. Born on July 23, 1856 at Ratnagiri has was a great scholar, math­ematician, philosopher. But over and above he was a militant nationalist. Still he was not a precursor of Chapekar Brothers, Bhagat Singh, Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah and Azad who targeted British Officers and killed him. He did not believe in this type of avenge. He believed in agitation – fiery agitation against the British rulers. But he always took the masses with him. Tilak was brought up in a very orthodox family. His father Gangadhar, a school teacher infused in him a love for learning. He of course became a great scholar. But he broke all...
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BAL GANGADHAR TILAK: Essay

English_Master March 4, 2016 No Comments
BAL GANGADHAR TILAK The Father of Indian Unrest  “Bal Gangadhar Tilak was described by British as ‘The Father of Indian Unrest’. Tilak was born on 23rd August 1856. His slogan, “Swaraj (Self-Rule) is my birthright”, inspired and mobilized millions of Indians. The book “Geeta Rahasya” a classic treatise on Geeta in Marathi was written by him, in prison at Mandalay. He was a great journalist- editor, an authority on Vedas, Sanskrit Scholar, mathematician and a natural leader of India.” Tilak was born in Ratnagiri, a small coastal town on 23rd July, 1856, in a middle class family. Tilak had to fend himself for college education. At an early age he was convinced that the educational system, the British provided for the Indians, was not at all adequate. He passed BA in first class. After graduation and a law degree, he helped to found a school which laid emphasis on nationalism. The studies made him realize the state in which his motherland existed under British Rule. He started a newspaper ‘Kesari’ which tried to teach Indians of their glorious past and reminded them to be self-reliant (Swadeshi). The British were using all the native raw materials to run their factories in England and selling the finished products to India, keeping...
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BAL GANGADHAR TILAK: Essay

English_Master September 15, 2015 No Comments
BAL GANGADHAR TILAK Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a freedom fighter of India. He was born on 23 July, 1856 at Ratnagiri. He was from a royal family, but his father was a school teacher. Tilak did his schooling from Poona High School and then joined the Deccan College. He completed a degree in law in 1879. Bal Gangadhar Tilak believed that only education could help the people of India to get freedom from for foreign rule. To fulfill his aim, tilak started the new English school with his to friends at Pune. In 1881, tilak started two weekly magazines, ‘maratha’ in English and ‘Keson’ in Marathi. In 1885, he established the Deccan Education Society. Tilak joined the other freedom fighters in their struggle for independence. He believed that the British had to be paid back in their own coin by fighting back. Tilak gave the famous slogan, “Swaraj is my birth right, and I shall have it”. In 1905, tilak was arrested and sent to Mandalay jail for six years. He started the Home Rule Movement. He died on 1st May, 1920. Bal Gangadhar tilak is known as the father of Indian Nationalism.