Bal gangadher tilak was an indian nationalist . He was the first leader of indian independence movement. He was a great man . The british armies called him " father of indian unrest". He was the first and strongest advocates of SWARAJ and a strong radical. Tilak was born in Ratnagiri on 23 july 1853 . His father Gangadher tilak was a school teacher. Who died when tilak was sixteen . Tilak graduated frm pune in 1877. He was the first to tecieve a colledge education in tht generation.