“My interest in Tilak is that of a Sanskrit scholar”?

(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Max Muller
(C) Bipinchandra Pal
(D) William Jones

Correct Answer : Max Muller
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 2014
Explanation : Bal Gangadhar Tilak who was a staunch supporter of Swadeshi and belonged to extremist camp to oppose British rule. He founded the English weekly the ‘Maratha’ and the Marathi weekly the ‘Kesari, Both the papers were extreme nationalists’ and that brought Tilak within reach of criminal law. Tilak’s utterances and writings were regarded as radical content and so he was sentenced. Max Mullar pleaded for Government mercy for Tilak saying ‘As a great scholar of Sanskrit, I am interested in Tilak.
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