LOKMANYA TILAK’S VISIONARY THOUGHTS TOWARDS NATIONALISM AND NATION BUILDING
The researcher has investigated Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar’s thought about nationalism and strong and
modern India. Tilak being a visionary, studied every minute details about nationalism. He tried to find
ancient foundation of nationalism, in the history of India and planned a pathway for Indian Liberation
Movement. He found out a way to unite India and gathered people together, educated them with India’s
problems, created self realization and spirit of nationalism and guided and led them to action. In
December 1917, Lokmanya Tilak roared, “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it”. His words
represented and supported by the whole Nation.
The Researcher has reviewed the congress agenda prepared by Lokmanya Tilak in 1919. The agenda
itself speaks about Federal Democratic India and its pathway towards progress of the Nation. The
research found out various problems in Nation Building.