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100 Years back, on this day, a legend joined Krishna's feet.

More than 2,50,000 people came from far places to have a glimpse of this departed soul.

Remembering a journalist whose Pen was mightier than the Sword,whose writings was an inspiration for lakhs.

Very much is written on his life & death, but less on his Journalism and also sedition charges, this thread is to shed some light about these in Tilak's life.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak used to run his two newspapers, Kesari, in Marathi and Mahratta in English from Kesari Wada, Pune.
The newspapers were originally started as a co-operative by Chiplunkar, Agarkar and Tilak, on 04th January 1891.
The editors of Kesari included freedom fighters, social activists, reformers including Agarkar (its first editor), Chiplunkar and Tilak. Agarkar left Kesari in 1887
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#DoYouKnow #BalaGangadharTilak is the author of this book #GitaRahasya Today it's his birth anniversary. Image
#Kesari is the Marathi newspaper run by him. Image
The Deccan Education Society that Tilak founded with others in the 1880s still runs Institutions in Pune like the Fergusson College.
Here is the logo. Image
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