New Delhi,The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today offered floral tributes to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, on his birth anniversary, in Central Hall of Parliament.
The Speaker, Lok Sabha - Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, the Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs - Smt. Sushma Swaraj, the Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs - Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs - Shri Prakash Javadekar, Shri L.K. Advani, and other dignitaries were also present.
"On Bal Gangadhar Tilak's birth anniversary, we salute the great freedom fighter who ignited the spark of patriotism with a call for 'Swaraj'," the Prime Minister said.