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Lahuji Salve Punyatithi – Krantiveer Lahuji Raghoji Salve Death Anniversary

Lahuji Salve Punyatithi is annually observed in Magh month. It is the death anniversary of great freedom fighter, revolutionary and social reformer Krantiveer Lahuji Raghoji Salve. He was also the mentor of Vasudev Balwant Phadke, who led armed rebellion against the British. Lahuji Salve Punyatithi 2024 date is February 17.

Krantiveer Lahuji Raghoji Salve witnessed the death of his father at the hands of the British and took vow to not to rest till the foreigners were thrown out of the country. He then gave armed training to youngsters. The most prominent of his disciples were Vasudev Balwant Phadke and Lokmanya Tilak.

Lahuji Salve died on 17 February 1881 aged 86.

In 2024, it is the 143rd death anniversary of Lahuji Salve.