2007-Tilak

2007 150th BIRTH ANNIVERARY OF LOKMAYA BAL GANGADKAR TILAK

 

The Prime Minister Mr Manmohan Singh has released commemorative coins on Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. The coins were released in New Delhi on 23rd June 2007.

Coins are on mark  151st Birth Anniv of Tilak.

 

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a scholar, mathematician, philosopher, and militant nationalist who helped lay the foundation for India's independence. He founded 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.

 

Bal Gangadhar Tilak war ein Gelehrter, Mathematiker, Philosoph und militanter Nationalist, der mithalf  das Fundament für Indiens Unabhängigkeit zu legen. Er gründete und diente als Präsident des indischen Selbstregierungsverbandes und schloß 1916 den Lucknow Vertrag mit Mohammed Ali Jinnah (Einheit von Hindu und Moslem im Kampf für Unabhängigkeit).

 

5 Rs. (Cu-Ni); 100 Rs. (S.)