New Delhi, 23 July 2020: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla paid floral tributes at the portrait of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak in the Central Hall of Parliament House on his Birth Anniversary today.
Secretary-General of Lok Sabha Smt. Snehlata Shrivastava also paid tributes to Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
In his tweet Shri Birla said, 'Humble tributes to teacher, mathematician, advocate, philosopher, social reformer and freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Ji on his birth anniversary. His invaluable contribution in securing freedom of the country will always be remembered. '
The portrait of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak was unveiled in the Central Hall of Parliament House on 28 July 1956 by the then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, in recognition of his outstanding services to the nation.