Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Chandra Shekhar Azad Jayanti: Today is the birth anniversary of Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandrashekhar Azad, the leaders of the freedom struggle. PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah have paid tribute to him.
- Today is the birth anniversary of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandrashekhar Azad
- PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted and paid homage to him
- Tilak and Azad contributed immensely in the freedom struggle.
New Delhi: ‘Swaraj is my birthright and I will take it’, today (July 23) is the birth anniversary of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, who has filled millions of people with enthusiasm and enthusiasm by giving this slogan. He was born on 23 July 1856 in village Chikhali in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. He is counted among the first and strongest advocates of Swaraj during the British Raj. Bal Gangadhar Tilak, a strong leader, teacher, social reformer and advocate of the nation, was one of the popular leaders of the Indian freedom struggle. Today is also the birth anniversary of Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad, who is called the great hero of Indian freedom struggle. On his birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other leaders have also paid tribute to him.
PM Mod tweeted and saluted Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandrashekhar Azad. He tweeted, “Blessings to two brave sons of Mother India, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandrashekhar Azad on their birth anniversary.”
Amit Shah paid tribute
At the same time, Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his birth anniversary and tweeted, ‘Lokmanya Tilak ji has made the foundation of important topics like Swadeshi use, education and Swaraj. His ideal life, struggle and patriotism still evoke the spirit of nationalism in the minds of all Indians. I salute him on the birth anniversary of such freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Ji.
Salute to Chandrasekhar Azad
Paying homage to Chandrashekhar Azad, he wrote in his tweet, ‘English rule was trembling with Chandrashekhar Azad ji, he said that’ I was free, I am free, I will be free and I truly live till my last breath . His patriotism raised the flame of freedom in the hearts of millions of youth of the country. At the feet of such immortal sacrifice, a lot of worship.
Invaluable contribution to the freedom struggle
It is worth mentioning here that Chandrasekhar Azad was born on 23 July 1906 in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. At the age of 15, he participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement. Since then, the nation’s devotee Chandrashekhar Azad decided to enter the freedom struggle. While studying in Banaras, he joined revolutionaries like Manmathnath Gupta, Shachindranath Sanyal, Batukeshwar Dutt, Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru, Bismil, Ashfaq, Jayadev. He died on February 27, 1931 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.