Dadabhai Navaroji, the grandfather of Hind (India), uttered the 'mantra' of independence for us.
Tilak spread it among the people. Gandhiji lit the fire for independence and
spread it among the households of India.
grandfather had read a lot of books. He had learned that hunger was the most
deadly diseases of all.
Tilak served six years' sentence and found out that getting independence could
only satisfy hunger.
worked hard to teach us many other things. Such as, "This disease can only be
cured by independence. We can become independent only by weaving Khadi on our
own and by being self sufficient."
think that only warriors can fight for liberty. A child can also fight for this
cause. If you wish to fight, get ready and be a part of it.
wearing imported clothes. Start wearing Khadi instead.
everyday for your nation. Don't learn things, which would teach you to be
slaves. Instead, learn to be patriots!
well your mother tongue and the national language. Don't learn English only. It
would be like getting nourished by stepmother.
"Hindustan" is made of thousands of poor, penniless villages. So, be
affectionate to them. Go and live with the villagers. Use the things produced by
them and be proud of it.
Harijan children and let them sit beside you in the schools. If we want to enjoy
freedom, we must get liberated from our own traditions. Give them 'Swaraj'