The riot outside the esplande police court Bombay, during the preliminary trial of Mr. Bal Gangadhar Tilak for sedition - 1908

Caption: During the police-court proceedings against Mr. Bal Gangadhar Tilak for seditious articles in his newspaper, riots took place on the Maidan. The progress of the eletric cars was impeded, stones were thrown at Europeans, and armed mounted police had to called out to restore order. Last week, at his trial at the sessions, Mr. Tilak was sentenced to six years' transportation.

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