In 1908, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was imprisoned for

(A) 5 years
(B) 6 years
(C) 7 years
(D) 8 years

Correct Answer : 6 years
Question Asked : Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2010
Explanation : Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an extremist nationalist and worked for Swaraj with others nationalists like Lala Lajpat Rai and Bipin Chandra Pal. In 1908 Tilak was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment. He was deported to Burma and kept in Mandalay Fortress along with Lala Lajpat Rai and others. The cause of sentence was the publication of some seditious articles in his weekly papers ‘The Kesari. In opposition to the sentence first political strike took place in Bombay by the labours of Bombay cloth mill. Tilak wrote book’ Gita Rahasya’ during his imprisonment period in ‘Mandalay Jail.
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