Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak Bal Gangadhar Tilak (born July 23, 1856, Ratnagiri [India]—died Aug. 1, 1920, Bombay [now Mumbai], India), 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. In 1916 he concluded the Lucknow Pact with Mohammed […]