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Swaraj (self-rule) is my birthright and I shall have it" -Bal Gangadhar Tilak

born July 23, 1856, Ratnagiri, India
died Aug. 1, 1920, Bombay
scholar, mathematician, philosopher, and militant nationalist who helped lay the foundation for India's independence. He founded (1914) and served as president of the Indian Home Rule League and, in 1916, concluded the Lucknow Pact with Mohammed Ali Jinnah, which provided for Hindu-Muslim unity in the struggle for independence.

Source: Brittanica online

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