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Explain the following statement with reason:

The charge of sedition was put on Lokmanya Tilak.

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1. There was wide protest against the partition of Bengal throughout the country. 

2. With a view to restrain the anti¬partition movements government resorted to many suppressive measures. 

3. Strict action was taken against extremists leaders which caused severe reactions in Bengal.

4. The revolutionaries adopted means of firing and bomb blasts which was advocated by Lokmanya Tilak through his newspaper Kesari.

Therefore, the charge of sedition was put on Lokmanya Tilak by the British government for which he was sent to Mandalay jail for 6 years.

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