The Kesari Newspaper was Edited By?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 14th, 2023

The Kesari newspaper was edited by Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Kesari newspaper was a Marathi newspaper which means lion in Sanskrit. It was founded on 4th January 1881. The newspaper threw light on the burning issues of the Indian Freedom Movement. Other editors of the newspaper were Agarkar and Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar. Bal Gangadhar Tilak is also accountable for the starting of another newspaper known as “Mahratta” which was published in English.

Editor of Kesari Newspaper

Bal Gangadhar Tilak is accredited as the editor of Kesari newspaper reporting matters on the Indian Freedom Movement. The newspaper is presently run by Tilak’s great-grandson, Deepak Tilak through an online Marathi periodical called “The Daily Kesari”.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a great leader and radical nationalist who played a great role in the Indian independence movement. He is also referred to as the “Father of Indian Unrest”. Additionally, he also received the title of “Lokmanya”, which means accepted by the people as their leader.

Here are some crucial facts about Tilak:

  • He was a prominent person who played a major role in the Indian independence movement.
  • Tilak founded the Home Rule League in April 1916.
  • The Lucknow Pact 1916 was signed by him in the presence of Muhammad Ali Jinnah which affirmed the Hindu-Muslim Unity in India.
  • Tilak was also one of the trio of Lal Bal Pal that included Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal. These were the revolutionary leaders who are termed “extremists”.
  • Mahatma Gandhi gave him the title of “The Maker of Modern India”.

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