During which among the following events, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epithet of ‘Lokmanya’?

During which among the following events, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epithet of ‘Lokmanya’?
[A] Home Rule Movement
[B] Surat Split
[C] Swadeshi Movement
[D] His imprisonment in 1908

Home Rule Movement
The name of Tilak became a household name during Homerule Movement and this let him earn the epithet Lokmanya. Home rule movement has been taken from Ireland.The two Home Rule League were set up in April 1916 by Bal Gangadhar Tilak and in Sept 1916 by Annie Besant.The main objective of Home Rule League were:- Self Government in the British Empire. Work for National education ,social and political reforms. Abolition of untouchability.

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  • IAS
    Reply

    I think Lokmanya is given during his protest against Vernacular Press act.
    Please review the answer again.

  • Manish
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    He was given this title after his arrest in 1897 when he wrote against govt….he became name of household after this n given this title

  • siddharth
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    Only after the imprisonment he was given such a title..ans(d)