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PM Modi remembers Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Chandra Shekhar Azad

The two men were among the cluster of freedom fighters who spearheaded the Indian freedom movement.

india Updated: Jul 23, 2017 13:35 IST
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Chandra Shekhar Azad,Bal Gangadhar Tilak,Indian Freedom Struggle
Chandra Shekhar Azad was born on July 23, 1906 in Bhavra village, in the present-day Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.(INC/ Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Chandra Shekhar Azad on their birth anniversaries.

“Remembering Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Chandra Shekhar Azad and their rich contribution to India’s freedom struggle, on their birth anniversary,” Modi tweeted.

Congress party also tweeted tributes on the birth anniversaries of the two freedom fighters.

Tilak was born in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra on July 23, 1856 while Chandra Shekhar Azad was born on July 23, 1906 in Bhavra village, in the present-day Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

First Published: Jul 23, 2017 13:35 IST