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Lokmanya Tilak: Symbol of Swaraj (Rupa Charitavali Series)

Lokmanya Tilak: Symbol of Swaraj (Rupa Charitavali Series)
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Item Code: IDK255
Author: Sorab Ghaswalla
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 8129103044
Pages: 62 (Illustrated Throughout In B/W)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 7.3" X 7.0"
From the Jacket

His indomitable voice spoke out at a time when few dreamed of an independent India. It was Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak who first created an awareness among Indians of their right to freedom and pride in their heritage.

It was Tilak who said: "Freedom is my birthright and I shall have it." And first talked of swaraj (self-rule) and the pride of swadeshi (of being economically self-reliant); slogans later used by Mahatma Gandhi during his satyagraha and non-cooperation movements.

This is the unforgettable story of a writer, orator and patriot whose outspoken and fearless writings led to long years of imprisonment but, till his last day, the Lokmanya never stopped his quest for freedom.

The Charitavali Series

Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people.

These biographical have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.

Contents

5

True Nationalist
10
Chapter One
Sharp Mind, Iron Will
20
Chapter Two
Jai Ganesh Jai Shivaji
32
Chapter Three
Firebrand Politics
46
Chapter Four
Tilak and Home Rule
54
Chapter Five
End of an Era
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