Hello friends, today we have come up with an essay on one of the most famous personalities of India he is none other than Lokmanya Tilak also called Keshav Gangadhar Tilak or Bal Gangadhar Tilak. In this essay, we have given information about his life and the important work done by him. So let's get started with the essay on Lokmanya Tilak.

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Lokmanya Tilak.

There were many famous personalities who worked for India's independence and one of them was Lokmanya Tilak. Lokmanya Tilak actively took part and lead many movements for independence of our country and to establish Swaraj, for which he had to face imprisonment.

Keshav Gangadhar Tilak was born on 23 July 1856 in a village called Chikhali in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra state and he was also known by the name of Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a very intelligent child, he had completed his education in Pune. Lokmanya Tilak had got married at the age of 16 to Tapibai. After completing education Tilak started to teach in a school, he was a teacher by profession.

Lokmanya Tilak didn't like the British education system which they implemented in India as well as their behavior toward Indians, so he made a decision of leaving his job as a teacher and he choose to become a journalist and then he started to get involved in public work.

Lokmanya Tilak knew the British didn't treat well with the Indians, their behavior towards Indians in school and college was very bad. Due to this reason, Lokmanya Tilak with his few friends started new schools and college where he implemented a new education system and developed patriotism among the Indian students.

Keshav Gangadhar Tilak decided to free India from British rule and to make India an Independent nation. He actively started opposing the British government.

Tilak opposed the atrocities of the British towards the Indians and told the British government that "Swaraj ha majha janma sidha hakka ahe, ani mi to milavnarch" which means independence is my right and I will get it. Lokmanya Tilak started the newspapers which were named "Kesari" and "Maratha" in which he started making people aware of the importance of freedom. He started the festival of Ganesh Utsav (Ganesh Chaturthi) so that people will unite and stand against the British government for the freedom of India.

He spent his whole life and worked for India independence, he did many things for the people of India, and because of this reason people gave him the title of "Lokmanya" and then Keshav Gangadhar Tilak was called Lokmanya Tilak. The British colonial authorities called him the "Father of Indian unrest" as he was the first leader of the Indian independence movement.

For our freedom and Indian independence, Lokmanya Tilak had to face imprisonment. He worked hard for Indian independence and breathed last on 1 August 1920.

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