What are the contribution of Shri Bal Gangadhar Tilak to the Indian National MoveĀ­ment ?

Contribution of Shri Bal Gangadhar Tilak :

  • He was the first extremist leader who fearlessly declared 'Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it'.
  • He organised the nationalist movement in Maharashtra in order to bring it into conflict with, the British Government.
  • He stalled Home Rule Movement.
  • He united-both wings (moderates and extremists) of Congress Party.
  • He appealed to the people of India to boycott British goods, British courts, schools and colleges.
  • Tilak was jailed many times by the Britishers.
  • He infused new spirit of self sacrifice among the masses.