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Who among the following started Ganapati Festival in 1893 and thereby gave it national character?

 A.

Lok manya Tilak

 B.

Ganesh Damodar Savarkar

 C.

Nana Patil

 D.

Vinoba Bhave

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

Bal Gangadhar Tilak also known as Lok manya Tilak started Ganapati festival in 1893.

By doing so, he transformed the traditional Ganapati festival of Maharashtra into a National festival.


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