Who among the following started Ganapati Festival in 1893 and thereby gave it national character?
[A]Ganesh Damodar Savarkar
[B]Nana Patil
[C]Lok manya Tilak
[D]Vinoba Bhave

Lok manya Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak started Ganapati festival in 1893. By doing so, he transformed the traditional Ganapati festival of Maharashtra into a National festival.