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Aurangabad/Mumbai, Aug 1 : Maharashtra State Deputy Chief minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday paid tributes to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, the father of Indian discontent against the British rule and the great leader of the country’s freedom struggle on the occasion of his 101st death anniversary.
In his official statement, Mr Pawar stated that Lokmanya Tilak worked to unite the people against the British rule which had ruled the country for more than a century. He has given thought to country’s people that ‘Swarajya’ is the birthright of Indians and should we should fight for it.
He took care of the Indian independence struggle that continued against British rule for which people’s movement was formed.
Tilak’s leadership, struggles and sacrifices of millions of Indians to preserve the country’s independence, unity, integrity, sovereignty and the values of the Constitution to inculcate deep values in society will be a true tribute to Tilak, added Mr Pawar.
While paying tribute to Sahitya Ratna Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe on his birth anniversary, Mr Pawar said that, Sahityaratna Lokshahir Anna Bhau Sathe was an active writer. He made a significant contribution to the country’s freedom struggle and post-independence development. On the strength of his writing and poetic voice, he successfully fought for the liberation of United Maharashtra and Goa.
The real life struggle of the weak, deprived and neglected members of the society was brought before the world through his literature, Mr Pawar added.