Mumbai, Aug 1 (PTI) Maharashtra Congress president and state Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat on Saturday paid tribute to Lokmanya Tilak and Annabhau Sathe on their centenary death and birth anniversaries respectively.
Speaking at a party programme on the occasion, Thorat said Tilak united the country against the British while Annabhau Sathe raised issues of the poor and downtrodden sections of society.
'These two personalities are an inspiration to fight against the anti-people BJP government at the Centre. The best tribute to these two great personalities will be protecting democracy achieved by freedom fighters' sacrifices from the communal BJP,' Thorat said. PTI MR BNM BNM